Selective Service System

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an independent federal agency that administers compulsory military service

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The Selective Service System hasn't been needed since the U.
It also corresponds to about 28% of the Selective Service System calls for inductees in those months (The Selective Service System 1968).
155) In an apparent effort to prevent this program from being perceived as some form of punishment for conscientious objectors, the Selective Service System makes it clear that its policy is to "treat persons in the Alternative Service Program fairly and with dignity, and to assign them to positions which will make genuine contributions to the national health, safety, or interest.
This all seems to have had its origin in a February 11, 2003, Selective Service System proposal to senior Pentagon officials which said:
For the past 13 years, he has served in the US Air Force Reserves as the commander of the Selective Service System for the State of Washington.
25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harlem Globetrotters, legendary American icons of sports, entertainment and family values, are teaming up with the Selective Service System to spread the word that registration with Selective Service is quick, easy and critical to every young man's future.
During the Reagan Administration he served as the Assistant Director of the Selective Service System, Director of Management Services for the U.
Instead of testing the efficacy of the Selective Service System and sending more troops off to a war that we are losing, we ought to revive our love of liberty.
A young man who recently registered, as required, with the Selective Service System received an upbeat brochure in the mail touting the military's 30 days of annual "paid vacation," its free medical and dental care, its "competitive retirement" benefits, and its "home-loan program.
Instead, the Selective Service System is looking at drafting medical personnel as old as 44 and nonmedical personnel up to age 33, said Muller, citing a New York Times article on the subject.
The Selective Service System has drafted no one since 1973 but continues to register males age 18 and up.
The Selective Service System has begun accepting registrations on the Internet.
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