Defense: Join the Army And Feel Elite

Plenty of gloom is evident in the Pentagon these days. Air Force officers grumble bitterly about Defense Secretary Robert McNamara's decision to cancel the Skybolt missile and his refusal to request more than minimal funds for development of the RS-70 bomber. Navymen are aghast at McNamara's doubts about the utility of aircraft carriers. But the unhappiness of the Air Force and Navy contrasts strikingly with the contented smiles of the Pentagon's Armymen. The U.S. Army is exceedingly pleased with Secretary McNamara. Bubbled an Army general last week: "It is wonderful to...

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