Nation: Patriotism Is No Longer Enough

Getting—and keeping—top people will be costly, says a TIME panel

To review and analyze the mounting problems with the all-volunteer force, TIME held a seminar that brought together five of the nation's experts on the subject: Morris Janowitz, 60, Distinguished Service Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago and one of the nation's few academics to study the military as a distinct group within society; Melvin Laird, 57, who as Secretary of Defense from 1969 to 1973 led the fight for the all-volunteer force, and is now the Washington-based senior counsellor on...

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