Our Sons and The Draft
In the 1960s a young man of America had to face the fact that when he turned 18 ... he could be drafted. This film examines in dramatic form the Reserve Forces Act in which the young men of America could fulfill their military obligations and do the best for their careers at the same time. Coupled together, here are two reasons why more and more forward-looking youngsters enrolled in the United States Army Reserve. Viewers of the film documentary will watch a father and son as they visit the local armory in a Connecticut town before making a decision on how the boy will fulfill his military obligations.
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Episode from The Big Picture series (1950-1984)
Video courtesy of U.S. Army / Department of Defense
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