Recruiting in Wartime

Kitfield, James
April 2007
National Journal;4/7/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 14, p30
The article focuses on the recruitment and enlistment in the U.S. Army. Army recruiters look for potential recruits in National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) events, automobile shows and drag races as well as college campuses. It mentions that primary targets for recruits are aged 17 to 24 years old in which only three in 10 can qualify for the mental, physical and moral standards of the service. Recruiters must make initial contact with 40 possible recruits in a month.


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