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Military / Recruitment / Stop-Loss Ruling #789917

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 13, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The military’s recruitment troubles recalled.

(New York: Jim Axelrod) The Army’s incentives to get people to enlist featured; ad shown. [Retired Army Lt. Col. Jim CARAFANO†- doubts the enticements will have a big impact.] [Enlistee Kyle BOWEN†- says the shorter tours will sway people.] Allegations that some recruiters have used questionable tactics noted.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The federal court ruling allowing the military to issue emergency stop-loss orders to prevent soldiers whose contracts are up from leaving the service noted.

Schieffer, Bob;
Axelrod, Jim

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