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Army / Recruitment Stand-Down #789661

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 10, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The Army’s one-day halt on recruiting to investigate misconduct by recruiters noted.

(Dallas: Bob McNamara) Questionable techniques used by recruiters, including threatening arrest for missing appointments & falsifying documents, featured; threatening phone message from recruiter Sgt. Thomas Kelt† played. [Volunteer firefighter Chris MONARCH††- recounts his conversations with Kelt after he changed his mind about enlisting.] [KELT – says “no comment.”] [US Army Recruiting Command Maj. Gen. Michael ROCHELLE†- says it’s an insult to other recruiters.] [Denver resident Michael FLAHERTY†- says his recruiter faked documents.] [Former Army recruiter Geofrey BACON†- comments on being demoted for not meeting his quota.]

Schieffer, Bob;
McNamara, Bob

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