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    Please describe arguments against affirmative action. The arguments must be supported by facts with at least 2 references. The arguments must be geared towards affirmative action in the military.

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    The argument against affirmative action in the US military is that the military has several important recruitment objectives. These objectives may not be achieved if the recruitment officers focus on affirmative action. During most years the army recruitment has a deficit. for example, the Army recruited 44,241 soldiers in July and missed its goal of 47,944 by more than 3,000. One of the reasons top officers for recruiting cite that when the economy is on the upswing it is difficult to attract young people to the army. In the backdrop of these difficulties affirmative action providing preference to minorities and other historically under-represented ...

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