Comment: The day after 9/11, enlistees

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The day after 9/11, enlistees

The day after 9/11, enlistees were lined up down the block from the recruiting office. If the country is actually under threat, there will be no shortage of soldiers, "the powers that be" know this, and there are no plans for a draft.

It reminds me of a time in the officers' mess when a 90 day wonder made a remark about how kids should be forced to serve two years in the military when they turn 18. Our wise and wonderful colonel looked at him and said, "Son, if you believe that fascist bullshit you don't belong in my corps."