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Inside Story (Recruitment Stand-Down) #790582

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 20, 2005
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) The one-day stand-down on Army recruitment to review ethics after recruiters were caught using unscrupulous tactics noted.

(Dallas: Bob McNamara) The pressure on recruiters because of failures to meet enlistment goals featured; statistics cited on recruiter fraud. [Recruiting commander Maj. Steven BOWER†- says there will always be incidents.] [Former Army recruiter Jim MONROE†- describes faking diplomas, beating drug tests and cheating on aptitude tests.] [Divorcee of former recruiter Gabriele WITTMANN†- comments on her belief that failure to meet quotas led to her marriage breakup and her ex-husband’s suicide.] [Army recruiting command Maj. Gen. Michael ROCHELLE†- notes the challenge of recruiting.]

Schieffer, Bob;
McNamara, Bob

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