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Agathias Donating Member (18 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-17-03 09:42 PM
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119. agreed.
Selective Service Registration has been the law for decades through both Democrat and Republican Administrations - why do we keep hearing 'the sky is falling' about the Draft??

For over a decade the Military has RAISED entrance requirements, and been much more selective about who can get in - High School equivalency isn't accepted, criminal records that were ignored no longer are - selective to the point where many services in the last decade were falling far short of their enlistment goals.

Now, since 9/11/01, their enlistment numbers are up quite a bit, and no branch of service is making dire predictions about manning levels.

Has anyone bothered to look for or at similar Selective Service memorandum / plans from the '90s? Any differences?
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