Recruitment Crisis

Why are fewer Americans joining the armed forces?

Nearly every branch of the United States armed forces will fail to meet its recruitment goals this year. The Army will be at least 7,000 recruits short by September 30, which is the end of the fiscal year for the armed forces. The Army slashed its recruitment goal by 12,000 and is still lagging behind. The Air Force is currently behind by 4,000 recruits. The Navy may barely make its recruitment target, while the Marine Corps is the only major branch to achieve its goals.

Read more at “U.S. Military Faces Recruitment Crisis”

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