Story by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Zachary S. Eshleman
MILLINGTON, Tenn. – Navy Recruiting Command (NRC) formally established Region Central Command in a ceremony here Oct 1. This new command is a byproduct of the transformation that is fundamentally changing the recruiting command structure and business model.
”When transformation first started, the idea was to flatten NRC and downsize,” said Rear Adm. Dennis Velez, Commander, Navy Recruiting Command. “It was quickly realized that in order to be as efficient as possible, and to help our commanding officers we needed to not only maintain Region West and Region East, but to move billets around in order to establish Region Central as well. This vision is being realized today.”
During the initial phase of transformation, NRC quickly discovered that Navy Recruiting Districts (NRDs) and Navy Recruiting Talent Acquisition Groups (NTAGs) needed to report to an intermediate regional command, so they