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U.S. Army recruitment goes virtual during stay-at-home order

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Posted at 8:29 AM, Mar 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-23 09:29:18-04

The Lafayette Army Recruiting Company says they are open for business.

Online and telephone recruitment operations have replaced the traditional in-person meetings at recruitment stations across Acadiana due to COVID-19 and the current stay-at-home order.

Lafayette Army Recruiting Company commander, Capt. Paxton Haydel says that recruiters will be virtually available to help those interested in finding a career with the Army.

Individuals can visit goarmy.com/lafayette, click the "Request Info" tab and enter your contact information for a recruiter to contact you, or visit their Facebook page.

Lafayette Recruiting Station
facebook.com/lafayettearmy
Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Bellefeuille
(504) 296-8198

New Iberia Recruiting Station
facebook.com/newiberiaarmyrecruiting
Staff Sgt. Brandy Priest
(337) 207-0122

Lake Charles Recruiting Station
facebook.com/usarmylc
Sgt 1st Class Michael Hill
(337) 781-7689

DeRidder Recruiting Station
facebook.com/deridderarmyrecruiting
Staff Sgt. Samantha Somerville
(337) 377-9236

Opelousas Recruiting Station
facebook.com/opelousasarmy
Staff Sgt. Mark Alarcon
(337) 305-2818