January 31, 2020 -
Since the draft's end, the South has provided a disproportionate number of new military recruits relative to its young adult population. The trend can be partly explained by the military's large presence in Southern states.
July 5, 2007 -
USA Today reports that the National Guard has turned around a recruiting slump, meeting its target for new sign-ups for the first time since 2003. As of May, the Guard had 351,400 troops -- the highest total since November 2001, when a surge of post-/11 patriotism swelled the ranks.
June 6, 2007 -
Summer's almost here, schools are getting out -- and military recruitment season is in high gear.
March 19, 2007 -
One of the issues the Institute investigated the report we released last week on the impact of war in North Carolina -- "America's most military-friendly state" -- is the lengths the armed forces will go to recruit new soldiers.
October 4, 2005 -
When faced with defeat, move the goalposts: Facing recruiting shortages brought on by the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Army has decided to accept a greater number of recruits who score near the bottom of military aptitude tests, the secretary of the Army said Monday.
September 30, 2005 -
So reports the Associated Press:
September 21, 2005 -
School is back, and a hot issue in communities nationwide is what students are doing about aggressive tactics used by military recruiters at schools -- especially provisions in the No Child Left Behind Act that give military recruiters full access to student records and heighten their ability to prey on