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|- The number of blacks joining the military has plunged by more than one-third since the Afghanistan and Iraq wars began. Other job prospects are soaring and relatives of potential recruits increasingly are discouraging them from joining the armed services.
The decline covers all four military services for active duty recruits. The drop is even more dramatic when National Guard is included.
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