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2005-07-12 14:54:04

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Army National Guard, tapped heavily by the Pentagon for soldiers in Iraq, likely will miss its recruiting goal for the third straight year, the general who runs it said on Tuesday. U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Steven Blum, chief of the National Guard Bureau at the Pentagon, argued that the Army National Guard was not in "serious crisis mode" even as it stood about 19,000 troops below the 350,000-strong force authorized by Congress. Blum said potential recruits and their...