ARMED FORCES: Lucky Buck Privates

Last week Army draftees learned that 44,000 of them will be discharged a month or two ahead of schedule in May and June to help the Army reach its new manpower cut of 73,000 men by the middle of the year. Lowered draft calls, 11,000 in February compared to January's 23,000, and early discharge of approximately 3,400 Reserve lieutenants will make up the rest of the cut.

Not so lucky were new recruits. Last week President Eisenhower issued an executive order cutting off. for those recruited after Jan. 31, many veterans' benefits added after the start of the Korean war....

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