Selective Service System

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Synonyms for Selective Service System

an independent federal agency that administers compulsory military service

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More precisely, what moral do I, an anti-Vietnam War crusader who reveled in my 4-F deferment, draw from Kerrey's confessional?
My father, classified 4-F in the draft, was running the local rationing board and patrolling our neighborhood at night with an impressive-looking "CD" brassard (for Civil Defense) on his arm.
And Winchell tipped the FBI that same year that Sinatra had paid $40,000 for a 4-F draft classification.
The girls take him in stride, but they are separately and collectively more bothered by the Lawrences' sulky son Joe (Steven Mackintosh), a 4-F case who is so angry over being rejected by the RAF that he just has to bed every female in a thousand-acre radius.