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How to Overcome the Military Recruitment and Retention Crisis

How to Overcome the Military Recruitment and Retention Crisis

Past Event
Online Only
December 01, 2022
Military Recruitment
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Marines with Mike Company confirm their oath of enlistment at their Eagle, Globe, and Anchor ceremony on Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, on December 4, 2021. (US Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Ryan Hageali)
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December 2022
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Speakers:
Congressman Mike Waltz

Ranking Member, US House Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness

LTG (R) Thomas Spoehr

Director, Center for National Defense, Heritage Foundation

Moderator:
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Jeremy Hunt

Media Fellow

Our military faces its most serious recruitment and retention crisis since the end of the Vietnam War. In fact, the Army ended the last fiscal year failing to meet its recruitment goal by 25 percent, falling nearly 15,000 soldiers short. If recruitment continues on this downward trajectory, our country’s overall standard of military readiness could face a bleak future.

Please join our nation’s leading US military readiness experts at Hudson Institute for a panel discussion on the causes of and potential solutions for this once-in-a-generation crisis.

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