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Army signing up fewer Midwest recruits

Nov 20, 2018 - The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)

Uncle Sam wants young people in the Midwest. But they don't seem to want Uncle Sam.

The U.S. Army, the oldest and largest branch of the nation's military, has a problem that millennials and Generation Z-ers in states such as Indiana and Michigan can help fix: adding more soldiers to its ranks.

In the past several years, recruitment in the region has consistently fallen short of the Army's goals. The repeated failures here have amounted to less diversity in the U.S. Army, in terms of ...