Recruiting Revival: Dismal Economy Boosts Enlistment

With the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan straining the military, the dismal economy has been a boon for its recruiters. Military recruiter Sgt. 1st Class Llorito Todd, from Roland Heights, Calif., can attest to that. "Nowadays everyone is coming to us, asking us about information about joining the Army," he said. For the first time since the military became an all-volunteer force in 1973, all the services have met their goals for both numbers and quality of recruits in the 12 months ending...Full Story
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