40 Years Without the Draft

Laich, Dennis
January 2014
Officer;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p68
In this article, the author reflects on the reduced participation of the U.S. civilians in all-volunteer force (AVF) of the U.S. He discusses the AVF operational policies in the context of fairness, efficiency and sustainability. He also discusses conscription into the U.S. military, economic aspects and flexibility of AVF during the times of crisis. He also reports the Government policy changes and actions related to AVF.


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