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NewYorkerfromMass Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-22-03 08:42 AM
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Soft Economy Aids Army Recruiting Effort (NYTimes front page)
Edited on Mon Sep-22-03 08:44 AM by NewYorkerfromMass
"FORT KNOX, Ky., Sept. 16 The slumping American economy has proved to be a boon to the Army's efforts to recruit the 100,000 enlisted soldiers it says it needs this year to fill its active-duty and reserve ranks, senior Army officials say, so far relieving concerns that the turmoil in Iraq could crimp new enlistments. All the armed services say they will meet or exceed their recruiting goals for the fiscal year ending on Sept. 30..."

excuse me while I :puke: I see this more as intended consequence than just "dumb luck".

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/09/22/national/22RECR.html
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-22-03 09:15 AM
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1. A cynic (MOI) might see this as intentional
Truly, it is all part of their Evil Plan.
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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-22-03 10:08 AM
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2. dupe
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