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Report suggests conscripting youth

• Army Times
To deal with recruiting and retention problems, the Center for National Policy recommends requiring every American youth to serve the nation in mandatory national service with military duties as one option.

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Comment by Psychictaxi
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You beat me to the punch on this one, Powell! I was about to submit this but checked to see if someone already had, and you're on it. I was wrestling with the lead line - it was what you put, or this from later in the article:

"President-elect Barack Obama spoke during the election campaign of a voluntary national service program, something quite different than the mandatory concept recommended in the report."

One other point - 'Agility Across the Spectrum: A Future Force Blueprint' - does the word 'force' refer to a measure of individuals or the means used in acquiring said individuals?