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Volunteer armed force and Selective Service.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on the Volunteer Armed Force and Selective Service.

Volunteer armed force and Selective Service.

Hearing, Ninety-second Congress, second session ... March 10 and 13, 1972.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on the Volunteer Armed Force and Selective Service.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Selective Service System,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .A788 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 247 p.
      Number of Pages247
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5390759M
      LC Control Number72602120

      On Septem , the Selective Service Training and Service Act (the nation’s first peacetime draft law) was signed. By the end of the war, over 45 million men between the ages of 18 and 64 had been registered. 15 million of the men who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during WWII, approximately 66% were inducted. The move to an all-volunteer force following the Vietnam War saw military policymakers erasing many restrictions to meet force requirements. As military service by women becomes more prevalent, it will continue to further erode military hierarchies based on masculine idealization.

        The US Armed Forces is % full of individuals who chose to enlist. There is not one person in the military today that was forced to sign their contract with the US government. And by being an all-volunteer force, morale is extremely high and the mass majority of personnel like their jobs. Second of all, the United States doesn't need a draft.   WASHINGTON (Army News Service, July 2, ) -- When newly elected President Richard M. Nixon requested the Department of Defense eliminate the draft and create an all-volunteer force, Army.

      A new proposal would eliminate military draft registration, doubling down on the military's commitment to an all-volunteer army. Men ages 18 to 25 . Selective Service System. Congressional Information. Books. Government Documents. In the News. Indianapolis Newspaper Index. Subject Headings. Websites. The Selective Service System, also known as the Draft, establishes the law that all male U.S and most non-U.S. citizens residing in the United States between the ages of 18 and 26 must register with the Selective Service.


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Volunteer armed force and Selective Service by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on the Volunteer Armed Force and Selective Service. Download PDF EPUB FB2

A state resource volunteer is an individual who supports the agency's state director in various programs that enhance registration awareness and educate the public of Selective Service's mission and purpose. These uncompensated volunteers lend a hand in two programs: visit-a-post office and recruit board members in their communities.

Beth Bailey has written an accessible and informative history of the [All-Volunteer Force]. It's a valuable reference work for anyone interested in the armed forces.

The book has added value today, given the strain under which the military Volunteer armed force and Selective Service.

book found itself in fighting lengthy insurgencies in both Afghanistan and by: This is a story that needs to be told, one about how the American military has transformed itself over the past 30 years from a force of mostly conscripts and draft-motivated “volunteers” held in low esteem by the American public to a force of professionals sustained in peacetime, tested in battle, and respected throughout the world.

O volunteers are currently trained in Selective Service regulations and procedures so that if a draft is reinstated, they will be able to fulfill their obligations fairly and equitably. Board members undergo an initial 8-hour training session and then participate in annual training in which they review sample cases similar to real-life situations.

Studies Prepared for the President's Commission on an All-Volunteer Armed Force, Volume 2 Studies Prepared for the President's Commission on an All-Volunteer Armed Force, United States.

President's Commission on an All-Volunteer Armed Force: Author: United States. President's Commission on an All-Volunteer Armed Force: Publisher. The Evolution of the All-Volunteer Force', Bernard Rostker describes the development and history of our all-volunteer military from through A fascinating and truly useful aspect of this book is Rostker's pairing of narrative chapters describing historical developments with documentary chapters in which he reviews the analyses and studies instrumental in the.

With the expiration of Selective Service induction authority on Jthe establishment of a new, all-volunteer Army was under way. To make the new volunteer force work, the Army estimated that it had to increase enlistments for the combat arms by about percent by June To achieve this goal, in the midst of an increasingly.

Selective Service. Learn how a military draft works and find out if and how you need to register for Selective Service.

The Draft. A draft is the mandatory enrollment of individuals into the armed forces. The United States military has been all-volunteer since But an Act of Congress could still reinstate the draft in case of a national.

They cast a historical eye toward Vietnam and Korea, but they seem to have forgotten why we resorted to an all-volunteer armed force. The reasons applicable in are even more compelling today. Volunteer armed force and Selective Service. Hearing before the Subcommittee on the volunteer armed force and selective service of the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, Ninety-second Congress, second session, to review the progress toward an all-volunteer armed force and the operation of the selective service, March 10 Women should also be able to register to the Selective Service if they wish to do so.

This will make the United States military more diverse and will allow more opportunities for women. The United States government has done a great job implicating the all volunteer military service since the end of the draft in after the Vietnam War.

The Selective Service Act of allowed qualified persons to volunteer or be drafted regardless of race or color. Black soldiers soon made up 11 percent of the Army’s strength.

Conscription in the United States, commonly known as the draft, has been employed by the federal government of the United States in five conflicts: the American Revolutionary War, the American Civil War, World War I, World War II, and the Cold War (including both Korean War and Vietnam War).The fourth incarnation of the draft came into being in through the Selective Training and Service.

The military draft ended inwhen the U.S. converted to all-volunteer armed forces. A draft could be revived, however, if the U.S.

ever faced a grave military threat. That’s why young men who’ve just turned 18 still must register with the Selective Service, the federal agency responsible for implementing a draft. Inthe Armed Forces Foundation, a Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization, was established to promote the morale, welfare, and quality-of-life of the United States Armed Forces community, including active-duty and retired personnel, National Guardsmen, Reservists, and military families.

Do We Need the Selective Service. Written by and shorten the time to increase the size of the armed forces, should a draft ever become necessary. and that a volunteer force relies more on. The main purpose of the Reserve Forces Act of was to strengthen the reserve forces and the National Guard.

It required six years of duty, including both reserve and active duty. The Military Selective Service Act of required all men between the ages of 18 and 26 to register for service.

Time For Males-Only Draft Registration To Include Women, Says Panel Only men are currently obliged to register with the Selective Service System for possible military conscription. Now a blue. This selective service existed to provide a database of qualified men who could—if the need arose—be drafted to serve in the armed forces.

At the end of the war, this particular draft was. The President’s Commission on an All-Volunteer Armed Force (–) 63 two papers relating to Selective Service. The fi rst paper was to concern itself with the possibility of a transition to an all-volunteer Army, or Armed Forces The second paper was to provide [Laird’s] views on the draft.

(Laird, b)7 A Special. It ended in when the US armed forces became all-volunteer, and from to men were not required to register with the Selective Service. But after the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan.The Selective Service System (SSS) is an independent agency of the United States government that maintains information on those potentially subject to military conscription (i.e.

the draft).All male U.S. citizens and male immigrant non-citizens, who are between the ages of 18 and 25 are required by law to have registered within 30 days of their 18th birthdays, and must notify Selective Service Agency executive: Donald M.

Benton, Director. Congress responded to his "President's Commission On An All-Volunteer Armed Force" by discontinuing the draft in The United States has set an example that we should encourage other countries to copy. The Commission's report noted that the draft: "has been a costly, inequitable, and divisive procedure for recruiting men for the armed forces.