Commanding General
Maj. Gen. Allen W. Batschelet
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Deputy Commanding Officer
COL Donna W. Martin
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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. 


Donna W. Martin

COL Donna W. Martin graduated from Old Dominion University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Military Police Corps in 1988.

She served more than three years as a platoon leader and executive officer with the 66th MP Company, Karlsruhe, Germany. As a platoon leader, she deployed to Saudi Arabia in support of Operations Desert Shield/Storm from December 1990–June 1991.

Following her deployment, COL Martin attended the Military Police Officer Advanced Course at Fort McClellan, AL. Upon completion, she served as the Battalion S-3 for Headquarters Battalion, Fort Belvoir, VA, and later commanded the Fort Belvoir Military Police Company.

After command, she served as the XO of the 102nd Military Police Detachment (CID) on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. In 1997, COL Martin was assigned to the Force Design Directorate as the Military Police Subject Matter Expert in the design of the Force XXI Division MP Company.

In 2001, COL Martin served as the 3rd Military Police Battalion Executive Officer at Fort Stewart, GA. The following year she was selected to be the Fort Stewart Garrison S-3. In this position, she served as the OIC of the Deployment Control Headquarters responsible for the deployment of the 3rd Infantry Division to OIF 01.

Before heading back to Hawaii, COL Martin attended the Joint Command Staff College in Norfolk, VA, and assumed her position as the Branch Chief in the U.S. Pacific Command J34 Antiterrorism/Force Protection Directorate.

In 2006, COL Martin was selected to command the 385th Military Police Battalion (Dragoons) in Fort Stewart, GA. The battalion HQs deployed to Afghanistan from 2006-2008 providing command and control to seven military police units and a National Guard field artillery company throughout Regional Command East. After command, COL Martin remained at Fort Stewart to serve as the Inspector General of the 3rd Infantry Division and deployed to Iraq in October 2009. COL Martin is a graduate of the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle Barracks, PA.

COL Martin commanded twice at the brigade level. She commanded the 202d Military Police Group (CID) in Kaiserslautern, FRG from July 2011 until May 2013. In June 2013, she assumed command of the Rear Detachment of the 18th Military Police Brigade. In June 2014, COL Martin reported for duty as the Chief of Investigation, HQDA Inspector General Agency. In March 2015, COL Martin was assigned as the Deputy Commanding Officer of the United States Army Recruiting Command at Fort Knox, KY. COL Martin’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, The Meritorious Service Medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Commendation Medal with six Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Achievement Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Medal, the Southwest Asia Campaign Medal, and the Kuwaiti Liberation Medal.


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.