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The Army is supposed to be growing, but this year, it didn’t at all
The Army's end strength showed no net gain in 2018, after the service missed its recruiting goal by 6,500.
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Commentary: Recruiting’s slippery slope
The Army is struggling to meet its recruiting goals as it seeks to expand. Just 29 percent of America's 18 year olds can meet minimum enlistment requirements.
By Army Maj. Gen. Dennis Laich (ret.)
They sought help when their Army dad deployed. Now they’re barred from joining the military.
Counseling sessions from their time as military dependents could prevent children from following their parents' path to service.
By Karen Jowers