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Numbers, quality gaining in US military enlistments

By With Analysis From Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Karla Vallance / November 19, 1981


More people are enlisting in the US armed forces - more this year than in any year since the draft ended in 1973. President Reagan says that means the all-volunteer force is working. But a top Pentagon official said the gain of 320,000 personnel over the past year doesn't mean an end to draft registration.

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