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Army Recruiting discredits military draft texts


January 24, 2020

By USAREC Public Affairs

FORT KNOX, Ky., Jan. 7, 2020 - A number of fraudulent text messages informing individuals they have been selected for a military draft have circulated throughout the country recently.

U.S. Army Recruiting Command has received multiple calls and emails about these fake text messages and wants to ensure Americans understand these texts are false and were not initiated by this command or the U.S. Army.

The decision to enact a draft is not made at or by U.S. Army Recruiting Command. The Selective Service System, a separate agency outside of the Department of Defense,...

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