Army Digs Deep to Get Strong
-In 2004, 61% of active-duty Army recruits were 'high quality,' (average aptitude scores or better, high school diploma). In 2006, less than half, 47%, were high quality, a 23% decrease.
-The number of high school dropouts grew from 13% in 2004 to the just released 27% in 2006, doubling in just two years.
If the army is still having trouble finding recruits, they can still sign up these guys: