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Despite Highlight, Army Struggles in Recruiting

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Despite Highlight, Army Struggles in Recruiting

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Despite Highlight, Army Struggles in Recruiting

Despite Highlight, Army Struggles in Recruiting

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The U.S. Army exceeded its recruitment goals for June, reversing a recent trend. The Army Reserve also made its monthly quota for the first time since December. But Army leaders say they face a nearly insurmountable shortfall to meet the service's annual goal.