Bostick: Where We Stand

Hasenauer, Heike
February 2006
Soldiers;Feb2006, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p12
The article presents an interview with Thomas P. Bostick, commander of the U.S. Army Recruiting Command, regarding the state of the Army recruiting. More than 92,700 young men and women have joined the Regular Army and Army Reserve. It is revealed that the Department of Army sets their recruiting and retention goals, based on its analysis of the required end strength. The factors that affect recruiting include the war on terrorism, an improving U.S. economy and low unemployment rates and waning support for military enlistment.


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