Politics & Government

October 10, 2008 5:55 PM

Economy's bust is a boon for military's recruiting effort

The economic crisis could help the military recruit and retain troops, Pentagon officials said Friday, potentially ending years of extraordinary bonuses and waivers that have become necessary to keep enough troops to fight two wars. The U.S. military spent $750 million on recruiting bonuses in the past year.

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