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Iraq War, Parents and U.S. Army Recruitment

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Iraq War, Parents and U.S. Army Recruitment

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Iraq War, Parents and U.S. Army Recruitment

Iraq War, Parents and U.S. Army Recruitment

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NPR's Mike Pesca reports on U.S. Army efforts to improve their recruitment numbers. In the past, emphasizing patriotism and valuable life skills proved to be a successful strategy. But now, the dangers of the Iraq War might be scaring off potential recruits — or in many cases, their parents.