Ms. Elizabeth F. Wilson
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army - Director, Army Marketing Research Group

SGM Legg
CSM Luther F. Legg III
Senior Enlisted Advisor, Army Marketing Research Group


The Army Marketing and Research Group will conduct national marketing, marketing analysis, and accessions analysis to ensure unity of effort and cost effectiveness in the marketing of the Army and each of the components of the Army. It will develop best-value strategies and tactics to inform the American people and motivate the most qualified candidates to consider Army service in support of Active Army, Army Reserve, and Army National Guard recruiting activities for officer, enlisted, and civilian personnel.

Key Responsibilities

  • Principal Advisor to the Secretary & Chief of Staff of the Army on Branding and Marketing
  • Develop and execute the Annual Marketing Plan; set standards and objectives for Army marketing efforts
  • Maintain the Army Brand Trademark and Licensing
  • Maintain / enhance the Army's brand and Messaging to increase public recognition and acceptance
  • Supervise the development and execution of programs to increase service desirability among the general population for all components of the Army
  • Develop performance metrics to determine return on investment of marketing efforts
  • Identify, stratify, and access Enterprise target audiences and External Environment Factors and Marketing Inputs
  • Conduct continual analysis of the strategic environment to ensure branding and marketing efforts support the Army's current and future requirements
  • Monitor demographic trends and information and alert the M&RA to issues of potential concern and areas of possible exploitation that will enable M&RA to develop plans and policies that ensure future Army success.

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