Monday, June 13, 2005

Academy applications down

The Boston Globe reports that fewer young people are applying to the nation's service academies this year.
I say so what? It's a natural decline after peaked interest following the 9/11 attacks four years ago. Things are just settling back to normal. Remember that only 12% of applicants are actually accepted to West Point anyway, so we are not in a crisis mode here.
This is just the media dogpiling on the armed services recruiting woes...