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Army Recruitment #510865

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 11, 1980
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(Studio) Difficulty in recruiting vols. for Army since suspension of draft noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Fort Dix, New Jersey) Incring. recruitment quotas said attributed to unemployment. [Recruit Brigitte DICKERSON - explains why she joined.] [Defense Department spokesperson Robert PIRIE - comments on campaign to exploit unemployment for recruitment.] Concern over possibility of Army comprised of hard-core unemployed and exodus of skilled technicians examined. [Spec./5 Billy BARBER - comments.] Call for higher pay to keep experienced personnel noted.
REPORTER: Stephen Frazier

Brinkley, David;
Frazier, Stephen

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