Army & Navy - In Our Homeland

Training for combat, with no ifs, ands or buts, is what the Army & Navy will demand in any postwar program of military service for young Americans. Education of youth in carpentry, cooking, care of the teeth—as the President has good-naturedly suggested—is not the services' idea at all.

As they prepared to take their case before the new Congress, Army & Navy registered a firm dissent from their Commander in Chief.

"For my part," Navy Secretary Forrestal stated last week, "I hope that discussion of universal military training will keep focused on the fact...

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