ARMY & NAVY: Citizen Soldiery

Coincident with the closing of the last U. S. Citizens' Military Training Camp, the War Department reported last week that in 1927 a record number of persons, 39,676, had enrolled in these camps. The number of camps was 53, scattered through 33 states with one camp in San Juan, Porto Rico. Never before had so many enrolled, never before had so few fallen sick or died. Three died; two from accidents, one from a disease.

Yearly enrollments:

1921 10,299

1922 22,119

1923 24,483

1924 34,082

1925 33,914

1926 34,194

1927 39,676


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