ARMED FORCES: Disorder in the Ranks

Drugs, insubordination, racial animosities and fragging are all a part of the disintegrating discipline in the U.S. Army in Viet Nam. But exactly how bad is the situation in the ranks? According to an Army study, there may well exist such a profound crisis of discipline that the Army's ability to function is in doubt. So says an unusually revealing Army memorandum surveying military discipline in the entire Pacific Command that is currently being circulated clown to the battalion level.

Who commissioned the survey, or when, is unclear; the Army will not discuss...

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