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Recruiting for the Army as Casualties Mount

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Recruiting for the Army as Casualties Mount

The Impact of War

Recruiting for the Army as Casualties Mount

Recruiting for the Army as Casualties Mount

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According to the Pentagon, at least 43 U.S. troops have died this month in Iraq. Between the war in Iraq and the U.S. deployment in Afghanistan, the military is stretched thin. The Army says it hopes to sign up 80,000 new recruits by October 2005. NPR's Eric Weiner profiles one ambitious Army recruiter.