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  • Military meets, exceeds recruiting goals

    12/12/2006 2:28:38 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 128 replies · 2,526+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 12/12/06 | Pauline Jelinek - ap
    WASHINGTON - Though Americans are increasingly pessimistic about the war in Iraq, the Pentagon said Tuesday it is having success enlisting new troops. The Navy and Air Force met their recruiting goals last month while the Army and Marine Corps exceeded theirs, the Defense Department announced. The Army, which is bearing the brunt of the work in Iraq, did the best. It signed up 6,485 new recruits in November compared with its target of 6,150 — meaning 105 percent of its goal. All the services turned in similar performances in October as well, meaning they so far are meeting their...