Iraq War, Parents and U.S. Army Recruitment 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.
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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.