Summer Soldiers

Hamilton, Andrew
October 1974
New Republic;10/5/74, Vol. 171 Issue 14, p9
Focuses on issues related to the summon of army veterans for military training in the U.S., with reference to the case of Jim Ryan, an office machines repairman and a veteran of combat duty in Vietnam. Comparison of the number of Vietnam veterans selected for summer duty with that of previous year; Purpose of the recalls cited by the army in a letter to Ryan; Issues related to the readiness of the army reserves.


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