Education: Marshall Greetings

Defense Secretary George Marshall last week ground out a policy order intended to stop college men from tossing away their books in mid-year and pounding down to the recruiting station. Gist of the new policy: while local draft boards can still summon college men for pre-induction physicals, that summons will no longer mean that a man has lost the right to pick his service. From now on (so long as the Air Force and Navy continue to have "openings"), any college man due to be drafted can pick his service right up to the last month of the school year.

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