Quote of the Day

"Recruiting someone to invest four, five, six years of their life in an enterprise of the Army, it doesn’t happen with one experience at a NASCAR track."
-– U.S. Army Marketing Support Chief John Myers, on not being able to accurately gauge how many people signed up for the Army based on its sponsorships in NASCAR. (SPORTINGNEWS.com, 7/10)
Wednesday July 11, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 215 Print This Issue

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