TITLE

Universal Military Training

PUB. DATE
September 1950
SOURCE
America;9/9/1950, Vol. 83 Issue 23, p574
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author focuses on the proposed bill on Universal Military Training (UMT). The bill calls for all physically fit men between 17 to 20 years to undergo 6 months of training and another 6 months of related activity in the Reserve or National Guard. Military and naval commentator Hanson W. Baldwin mentions that the UMT is limited. The 6-month training cycle would require a large number of instructors, thus reducing the readiness potential of the Regular Army.
ACCESSION #
35272947

 

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