News>Delaware Air Guard launches new Facebook page for Recruiting
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Facebook users in the community can now connect directly to Delaware Air Guard recruiters
Delaware Air National Guard recruiting sign on the New Castle ANG Base along Basin Road in New Castle, Del., June 29, 2012. On July 12, 2012 the unit launched a new recruiting tool to take advantage of social media, Facebook.com/DEAirGuardRecruiting. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Benjamin Matwey)
by Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Matwey
166th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
7/14/2012 - NEW CASTLE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Del. -- We're happy to announce that the Delaware Air Guard launched a new Facebook page for RECRUITING on July 12!
Please take time to go to the link and "Like" the new page, www.facebook.com/DEAirGuardRecruiting, and share the link with your family, friends and members of the cummunity, near and far.
The Delaware Air Guard recruiting team will use this social media tool to talk with members of the local community using one of their most preferred manners of communicating. There are over 840 million worldwide Facebook users, with hundreds of thousands of users in Delaware and the immediate area, many of whom are in the sweet spot for military recruiting., between the ages of 17 and 35.
Recruiting staff administer the page, post and respond to content. Guidance and support is provided by the 166th Airlift Wing Public Affairs office as the Recruiting page gets off the ground.
Our wing Facebook page, www.facebook.com/166thAirliftWing, administered by the public affairs team, obtained 600 page "Likes" erlier this month, making it one of the top five most "Liked" Facebook pages of all ANG C-130 airlift wings. That page will remain active communicating to the wider community, including current members, retirees and to civilians throughout Delaware and the region, acting as a wingman to help drive visitors to the new recruiting page.
If you have any questions about the recruiting page, please call Master Sgt. Tanya Harris in the Recruiting office at (302) 343-3447.
Thanks for assisting your Delaware Air Guard Recruiting Team, and the Delaware Air National Guard.