Controversy over the draft has been rekindled by concerns that the US military is overextended, particularly by wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Rep. Charles Rangel Sponsored a bill requiring all citizens 18-26 to perform military or civilian service.
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Periods of Compulsory U.S. Military EnrollmentRead More
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Pro & Con
Should Congress Approve Legislation Reinstating the Military Draft?