How the United States can avoid another military draft | Opinion

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin recently marked the 50-year anniversary of the end of the U.S. military draft during a swearing-in ceremony at Maryland’s Fort Meade.

The Selective Service System reports that more than 16 million men were drafted into military service in World War I, World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

The most recent reports from the Selective Service show 325,000-plus Tennesseans registered for the draft . In the last year data was published, some 32,000 boys from Tennessee, aged 17 to 18 , complied with laws requiring them to register. Nationwide, 16 million-plus men aged 17-25 […]

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