Columbus Native Becomes One of Navy's Newest Assistant Chief Recruiters

SAN ANTONIO - Senior Chief Navy Counselor Astacha Jones of Columbus, Ga., assigned to Navy Recruiting District (NRD) San Antonio has qualified to become one of the latest assistant chief recruiters (ACR) within Navy Recruiting Command.  The ACR is considered to be a subject matter expert in all fields of Navy recruiting. Their role is to support their respective chief recruiters of their specific NRD or Navy Talent Acquisition Group (NTAG).  Jones is a1997 graduate of Carver High School and became a recruiter in 2007.  “I became a recruiter to help others become successful in a non-traditional way,” said Jones.  “Everyone says go to college, I say join the military and take advantage of the numerous benefits, such as tuition assistance and other programs which pays for college.” (U.S. Navy photo by Burrell Parmer, Navy Recruiting District San Antonio/Released)