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2006-08-10 15:34:06

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, which fell short in recruiting last year, made its 14th straight monthly goal in July and is expected to hit its 2006 target despite the Iraq war making recruiting harder, officials said on Thursday.

2006-07-14 14:30:56

By Kristin Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Guard Bureau chief on Friday dismissed suggestions the United States was militarizing its border with Mexico by sending thousands of soldiers and airmen to help secure the porous frontier.

2006-07-10 16:58:19

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, aiming to avoid missing a second straight annual recruiting goal amid the Iraq war, achieved its June target, the Pentagon said on Monday, while denying the military is taking lower-quality volunteers.

2006-06-21 16:54:19

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, aiming to make its recruiting goals amid the Iraq war, raised its maximum enlistment age by another two years on Wednesday, while the Army Reserve predicted it will miss its recruiting target for a second straight year.

2006-06-15 16:59:37

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The first 800 U.S. National Guard troops are taking up positions along the U.S-Mexico border, but will only support existing border patrol units, U.S. Defense Department officials said on Thursday.

2006-06-09 17:20:10

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, which missed its fiscal 2005 recruiting goal, hit its 12th monthly target in a row in May, heading into a pivotal summer recruiting period that officials said will determine whether it makes this year's quota.

2006-05-11 16:33:00

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army Reserve, strained by the Iraq war, has blocked hundreds of officers who have finished their voluntary service commitment from leaving the military, officials said on Thursday.

2006-05-10 16:15:13

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army, which fell short in recruiting in fiscal 2005, met its April goal, but the Army Reserve and Army National Guard missed their targets amid persistent concern among potential recruits over the Iraq war.

2006-03-10 19:27:08

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The active-duty U.S. Army, which fell short in recruiting in fiscal 2005, met its February goal, the Pentagon said on Friday, but fell short in the number of recruits netted in the year to date compared to last year.

2006-03-02 16:58:09

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Four Massachusetts National Guard soldiers accused the U.S.


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