Gibbs, Nancy
December 2003
Time;12/29/2003-1/5/2004, Vol. 162/163 Issue 26/1, p32
Discusses "TIME" magazine's Man of the Year, The American Soldier. Reasons why The American Soldier was selected, such as the war in Iraq; Percentages in regards to geographic location and ethnicity of the United States Armed Forces; Comments from Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on the recruiting and training of the average American citizen as a soldier; Concerns of many soldiers in Iraq that they would be hated by protesters and others when they returned home.


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