ARMY: The Chief Reports

General George Catlett Marshall, Chief of Staff and field commander of the Army, last week made the plea that no politician had dared to make. In his biennial report, publicized with plenty of Page One fanfare, he asked:

> Amendment of the laws limiting the service of drafted men, reservists and National Guardsmen to one year.

> Amendment of the laws restricting the service of citizen soldiers to the Western Hemisphere.

It was high time somebody began to talk on the subject. George Marshall and the Army knew it would have to be done sooner or later. The National Guard outfits...

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