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Recruiting for the Army as Casualties Mount

According to the Pentagon, at least 43 U.S. troops have died this month in Iraq. Between the war in Iraq and the U.S. deployment in Afghanistan, the military is stretched thin. The Army says it hopes to sign up 80,000 new recruits by October 2005. NPR's Eric Weiner profiles one ambitious Army recruiter.

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Eric Weiner
Eric Weiner is a national correspondent for NPR.org. Based in Washington, DC, he writes news and analysis for NPR's website.
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