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Recruiting and Retention

Posted on January 7, 2016 at 12:00 AM by Darin Ninness

In an effort to get more actionable materials into the hands of the folks that use them (that is, the...

Categories: New Ideas

Posted on January 5, 2016 at 12:00 AM by Darin Ninness

Greetings Recruiting Officers and Directors of Recruiting & Retention. Are you or your units holding open houses and no one...

Posted on October 12, 2015 at 12:00 AM by Darin Ninness

This item is written by Captain Tim Ledford, the Southeast Region Director of Recruiting & Retention, and is presented here...

Posted on August 13, 2015 at 12:00 AM by Darin Ninness

Does your unit recruit new members for “fit,” or do you just take anybody off the street, regardless of qualifications?...

Posted on July 29, 2015 at 12:00 AM by Darin Ninness

Often, when I visit a unit recruiting activity I watch commanders, recruiting officers, well-intending senior members, and cadets pushing aspects...

Categories: Management

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 12:00 AM by Darin Ninness

Recently, I had some time to visit another unit in my capacity as the Wing Recruiting & Retention Officer. I...

Categories: Management

Posted on April 3, 2015 at 12:00 AM by Darin Ninness

“Retention is ENTIRELY about running a strong, vibrant program and engaging your membership” - Lt Col Dan Routier, GA Wing...

Categories: Leadership

Posted on March 29, 2015 at 12:00 AM by Darin Ninness

Greetings Recruiting and Retention Officers and commanders! My name is Lt Col Darin Ninness, and I’m the new National Recruiting...

Categories: Leadership

Posted on November 12, 2014 at 12:00 AM by Barbara Buckner

“Never stop doing your best just because someone doesn’t give you credit.” We’ve asked you in the past to think...

Posted on November 7, 2014 at 12:00 AM by Barbara Buckner

I recently read an article written by Col Lee Ellis, USAF (ret) and Vietnam POW on the topic of camaraderie...
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