Commanding General
Maj. Gen. Allen W. Batschelet
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Deputy Commanding General
BG James T. Iacocca
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Command Sergeant Major
Command Sgt. Maj. Willie C. Clemmons
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Commanding General
Allen W. Batschelet

Major General Allen W. Batschelet assumed command of the U.S. Army Recruiting Command June 13, 2013. Commissioned a lieutenant of Artillery, General Batschelet was designated a Distinguished Military Graduate upon his graduation from Iowa State University in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science Degree.

Prior to this assignment, General Batschelet held a range of command and operations staff positions in the Army and on the Joint Staff. His first assignment was to the 6th Battalion, 14th Field Artillery, 1st Armored Division, in the Federal Republic of Germany. In 1987, he graduated from the Armor Officer Advanced Course and was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division Artillery. In 1988, he was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, where he served as an Assistant S3, Task Force Fire Support Officer for 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry, and as the A Battery Commander. He commanded A Battery during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. After returning from these operations he assumed command of A Battery, 21st Field Artillery. He then served as aide-de-camp to the Commanding General, 1st Cavalry Division, from June 1992 to June 1993.

Following completion of his studies at Fort Leavenworth, General Batschelet returned to Germany as the Chief of Plans for the 3rd Infantry Division. In June 1996, he was assigned as the S3 and XO for the 1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery and deployed to Operations Joint Endeavor and Joint Guard from October 1996 to April 1997. From May 1997 to June 1998, he served as the Deputy G3, 1st Infantry Division. From March 1999 to May 2001, he commanded the 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, including a deployment to Bosnia. Following completion of the War College, he served on the Joint Staff, J-3, Director of Operations, Deputy Directorate of Information Operations.

From July 2004 to Jan 2007 General Batschelet commanded the 4th Infantry Division Artillery and Fires Brigade, including a deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom 05-07. He served as the Chief of Staff, 4th Infantry Division and Multi-National Division-Baghdad from January 2007 through October 2008 during Operation Iraqi Freedom 07-09, and as the Deputy Commanding General, 4th Infantry Division from January to August 2009. 

General Batschelet served as Acting Commanding General, V Corps, and the Deputy Chief of Staff, G3, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army from August 2009 to September 2011. Before coming to Recruiting Command, he served as the Director of Operations, Plans, Training and Exercises, J3, European Command, in Stuttgart, Germany. 

General Batschelet holds two Master's Degrees in Military Arts and Sciences from the Command and General staff College and a Master of Strategic Art from the U.S. Army War College. His military education includes Field Artillery Officer Basic Course, Infantry and Armor Officer Advanced Courses, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, the School for Advanced Military Studies and the U.S. Army War College. His awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, and foreign awards including the German Cross of Honor in Gold. His badges include the Combat Action Badge, the Airborne and Air Assault Badges, and the Joint Staff and U.S. European Command Identification badges. 


Brigadier General
James T. Iacocca

Brigadier General James T. Iacocca graduated from Muhlenberg College and was commissioned in the Adjutant General Corps through the Lehigh University ROTC program in 1988. His first assignment was with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, where he served as the Assistant Readiness Officer, G1 Plans Officer, Replacement Detachment Commander and Division Readiness Officer. He deployed with the division to Operation Desert Shield and Hurricane Andrew Disaster Relief in South Florida.

After the Adjutant General Advanced Course, General Iacocca remained at the AG School as a Small Group Instructor and Senior Team Leader. Following this assignment, he was assigned as the Battalion Adjutant to 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, GA.

Following Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, KS, he was assigned as the Brigade S3 for 8th Personnel Command at Camp Coiner, Korea. He was then assigned as the Adjutant and Headquarters Troop Commander for 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment – Delta (Airborne) at Fort Bragg. He was later assigned as the G1/AG for the 82nd Airborne Division. He has deployed for both Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. 

In June 2004, General Iacocca took command of the 82nd Paratrooper Support Battalion, and oversaw its transition to become the 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion for the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment. After battalion command, he was assigned to Army Human Resources Command in Alexandria, VA, where he served as the Chief of the Department of the Army Secretariat for Promotions and Selections. He then attended the U.S. Army War College before assuming command of the 3rd Recruiting Brigade at Fort Knox, KY, in August 2008. Following brigade command he was assigned to the Joint Staff at the Pentagon, where he served as the Special Assistant to the Director of the Joint Staff for General and Flag Officer Matters. Before returning to Recruiting Command in June 2013, he served as the Executive Assistant to the Director of the Joint Staff.

General Iacocca’s awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, the Master Parachutist Badge, the Joint Staff Identification Badge and the Recruiter Badge. He has Master's Degrees in Human Resource Development from Webster University and in Strategic Studies from the Army War College.


Command Sergeant Major
Willie C. Clemmons

Command Sergeant Major Willie C. Clemmons assumed responsibility of U.S. Army Recruiting Command June 12, 2013. USAREC is responsible for providing the strength of the Army by bringing quality young men and women into the Active Army and the U.S. Army Reserve.

Command Sergeant Major Clemmons began his career with the U.S. Army in Fort Jackson, South Carolina. His other assignment locations include Germany, Kansas, Italy, New York, Texas, Panama, Puerto Rico, Arizona, Georgia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. He has deployed to several locations to include Somalia and Iraq.

He graduated from all levels of the Noncommissioned Officer Education System, the Keystone Course, Pre-Command and Command Sergeants Major Course, Command Sergeant Major Force Management Course, and the Lean Six Sigma Course.

He holds a Master of Science Degree in Information Technology with an emphasis in Telecommunications Management from the University of Maryland University College, a Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral Science from Western International University, an Associate Degree in General Studies from the University of Maryland University College, and certification in Microsoft A+ and Network + from Western New Mexico University.

Command Sergeant Major Clemmons' awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal and the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal. He is a recipient of the Navy Presidential Unit Citation, the Joint Meritorious Unit Award, the Army Superior Unit Award, and the Bronze Order of Mercury Award.

He also has earned the Presidential Service Badge, Combat Service Identification Badge, and Recruiter Gold Badge.  He is a lifetime member of the Signal Corps Regimental Association, the Association of the United States Army, the 1600 Communications' Club, and the Sergeant Morales Club.