Considering how desperate the recruiters have been to fill in the shortfalls with anybody they can, using any dishonest or unethical means they can (calling in threats to a student in one case earlier), it might be seen as a bit of community backlash against current recruiting methods rather than a lack of support for our military.[/quote]
More of your “supporting the troops”? What a steaming pile of horseshit. You make me sick.
Thu Nov 10, 2005 5:32 PM ET14
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, in its first recruiting month since missing its fiscal 2005 goal, topped its target for October, and the Army National Guard beat its goal for the first time in 13 months, officials said on Thursday.
The Army sent 4,925 recruits into boot camp in October, beating the goal of 4,700 by 5 percent, the Pentagon said. That means the Army has achieved five consecutive monthly recruiting goals dating back to June after a difficult spring.[/quote]