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Against the Odds, Army Meets Recruiting Goals

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Against the Odds, Army Meets Recruiting Goals

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Against the Odds, Army Meets Recruiting Goals

Against the Odds, Army Meets Recruiting Goals

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The U.S. economy is getting stronger, and the war in Iraq is getting more unpopular. Normally that spells trouble for military recruiters. But for nearly two years, the Army has managed to meet or exceed its recruiting and retention goals.