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Military Recruiting

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They're a familiar sight on high school campuses around the country, but after 9/11 and with the onset of two wars, military recruiters are under intense pressure to keep up quotas. Under that pressure, critics say that recruiters have resorted to questionable practices and deception to garner new soldiers. One group is trying to gain equal access to schools to warn students of additional "costs" of joining the military. We'll hear from both sides to get the truth about recruiting.

Guests
Captain Banks - Recruiter, US Army

1st Sgt. Sharlene Gilmore - Recruiter, US Army

Chuck Fager - Director, Quaker House, Peace Activist Organization