TITLE

Why Don't More People Join the Military?

AUTHOR(S)
Horton, John L.
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Dec2011, Vol. 137 Issue 12, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article ponders why people are reluctant to join the U.S. military and discusses the reasons behind it. Recently, to attract recruits, the military has offered larger enlistment cash bonuses, allowed more high-school dropouts and applicants with low scores on aptitude tests, and loosened restrictions on age and medical requirements. Even then, people do not volunteer for military service and there is a growing feeling that this is an unnecessary war for all the wrong reasons.
ACCESSION #
69814190

 

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