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Leadership skills, pride, self-direction, discipline," he said.
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan plus anti-war sentiment have worked against military recruiting in recent years. To counter it the Corps added recruiters and hit the ground running. Lopez has been a recruiter for six years. He said the job's become full-service.
"When they're in boot camp they're writing us letters. We're writing them letters back through different phases in training. Parents are calling us while they're in training. We're the middle man," he said.
Some military analysts believe recruiting may be easier in a down economy. So far this year all branches of service have seen a spike.
Originally posted by whiteraven
reply to post by kelbtalfenek
All sectors are up though....why would someone want to join the Army or Navy when you have the Marines?