National Affairs: In the Red

Rotation in Korea and the release of reserves were pulling men out of the services faster than they could be replaced. Last week, to make up the deficit, the Defense Department sent out a hurry call to the draft for 41,000 men in October (double the monthly quota this summer), marked 6,000 of them for the Marine Corps, which for the first time in its history could not fill enlistment quotas.


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