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ID:

85

Date:

2006-06-19

Headline:

More Army recruits have records: Number allowed in with misdemeanors more than doubles

Reporter's name:

Frank Main

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Chicago Sun-Times

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

The U.S. Army, under pressure to maintain recruiting levels hurt by the war in Iraq, has doubled the number of recruits who have misdemeanor criminal records, according to Army records obtained under FOIA by the Chicago Sun-Times.

Keywords:

Army; misdemeanor; recruit


Agencies:

DOD

States:

US

Categories:

Iraq
military


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