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MaineDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-23-04 01:51 PM
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3. That's not what the head of the National Guard said here
He's sure most won't re-enlist.
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  -U.S. Soldiers Re-Enlist in Strong Numbers rmpalmer  Apr-23-04 01:49 PM   #0 
  - Propoganda at it's finest!  Beetwasher   Apr-23-04 01:51 PM   #1 
  - You're right on the propaganda  rmpalmer   Apr-23-04 01:55 PM   #9 
     - exactly - these are not the rates  central scrutinizer   Apr-23-04 02:26 PM   #26 
  - Hard to find a paycheck anywhere else in the US.  BlueEyedSon   Apr-23-04 01:51 PM   #2 
  - not off-shoring, but privatizing...  fryguy   Apr-23-04 02:28 PM   #28 
     - US Military is still the "low-cost vendor" (vs the Mercs)  BlueEyedSon   Apr-23-04 02:30 PM   #29 
        - agreed, but..  fryguy   Apr-23-04 02:33 PM   #30 
  - That's not what the head of the National Guard said here  MaineDem   Apr-23-04 01:51 PM   #3 
  - there's a big difference  northzax   Apr-23-04 01:52 PM   #5 
  - Oh I know that  MaineDem   Apr-23-04 01:54 PM   #8 
  - Bullsh*t  hellboy   Apr-23-04 01:53 PM   #6 
     - Exactly!  DoverFrank   Apr-23-04 02:07 PM   #17 
  - Well good maybe no draft.  movonne   Apr-23-04 01:51 PM   #4 
  - so how much of a signing bonus  seekthetruth   Apr-23-04 01:54 PM   #7 
  - I thought I read something like $10,000  rmpalmer   Apr-23-04 01:56 PM   # 
  - lots  Avis   Apr-23-04 01:56 PM   #10 
     - Depends on AFSC or MOS  LagaLover   Apr-23-04 02:06 PM   #16 
  - Goal: 28,377. Actual: 28,406  RobertSeattle   Apr-23-04 01:59 PM   #11 
  - Army had a tough time meeting their goal for a long time  Columbia   Apr-23-04 02:02 PM   #13 
  - Interesting  RobertSeattle   Apr-23-04 02:14 PM   #19 
     - Perhaps  Columbia   Apr-23-04 02:21 PM   #24 
  - that's an increase of 0.102%  SeattleDem   Apr-23-04 03:05 PM   #32 
  - Did they change their goal so it was less than previously?  LiberalFighter   Apr-23-04 04:13 PM   #36 
  - LMAO  RummyTheDummy   Apr-23-04 01:59 PM   #12 
  - Maybe the soldiers  Orion523   Apr-23-04 02:04 PM   #14 
  - Okay let's see the numbers for the National Guard  Bandit   Apr-23-04 02:05 PM   #15 
  - how much of the national guard are really over in Iraq???  cap   Apr-23-04 02:09 PM   #18 
     - I read somewhere that about 40% of the 135,000  Dhalgren   Apr-23-04 02:56 PM   #31 
  - I find that story hard to believe! n/t  Claire_beth   Apr-23-04 02:14 PM   #20 
  - So, will the bonuses also include the food-stamp applcation packages??  SEpatriot   Apr-23-04 02:17 PM   #21 
  - bushco hasn't created any new jobs  fryguy   Apr-23-04 02:18 PM   #22 
  - BS flag  lebkuchen   Apr-23-04 02:20 PM   #23 
  - "Military Numbers Are Rising"  bedtimeforbonzo   Apr-23-04 02:25 PM   #25 
  - From the article - Coast Guard attrition rates 8% now down to 2.68%  bloom   Apr-23-04 04:02 PM   #34 
  - when there are no jobs on the outside some sign back up  28erl   Apr-23-04 02:27 PM   #27 
  - Kill or work at Wal-Mart.  Voltaire99   Apr-23-04 03:59 PM   #33 
  - Iraq duty deters re-enlistment USAToday 4/15/2004  LiberalFighter   Apr-23-04 04:12 PM   #35 
  - I saw this front page headline last week also.  llmart   Apr-23-04 05:23 PM   #39 
     - They exceeded lowered targets. n/t  KAZ   Apr-23-04 05:35 PM   #41 
     - I think they just lowered the goal so it looked like they achieved it.  LiberalFighter   Apr-23-04 07:39 PM   #43 
  - Army exceeds retention goals 11/07/2003  LiberalFighter   Apr-23-04 04:29 PM   #37 
  - Stars & Stripes LETTERS  LiberalFighter   Apr-23-04 04:30 PM   #38 
  - It may be what's known as  duvinnie   Apr-23-04 05:25 PM   #40 
  - The 82nd Airborne numbers are the most telling  jmowreader   Apr-23-04 05:55 PM   #42 
 

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