Lt. Gen. David P. Valcourt quote
Lt. Gen. David P. Valcourt, deputy commander and chief of staff of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command

Today, seven out of 10 American citizens between the ages of 17 and 24 that are walking the streets of America cannot qualify for entry into our services without some form of a waiver ... and that is a national crisis. If somebody has 'a little stain on their shirt' and they want to raise their hand and come serve their country in a time of war - knowing not if, but when they are going to deploy in harm's way - where would you rather them be'

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