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American flags are placed at each headstone in the United States Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day weekend, May 22, 2020, in Washington.
A nation of draft dodgers
Is it a “volunteer” system when you pay someone to “volunteer," asks the author of this commentary.
Widespread fears of a new draft crashed the Selective Service website
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MEDAL: Taking a hard look at a modern-day draft
Retired Army Maj. Gen. Dennis Laich is one of the nation’s most aggressive advocates of abandoning the all-volunteer force and returning to conscription.
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