AP: Military meets, exceeds recruiting goals.
And you'll note that the services bearing the brunt of the fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan--the Army and the Marine Corps--are leading the pack.
Also, notice how Associated Press reporter Pauline Jelinek begins her dispatch. Gotta make sure we work a negative slant into the lead.
Cheers for the young men and women who are still willing to defend freedom--and the military recruiters who explain the benefits (and potential risks) of a career in the armed services. More than twenty years ago, an Air Force recruiter in a small southern town changed my life. I am forever in debt to that man.