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November 04, 2019
‘What’s Your Warrior?’: Army Looks Past Combat to Sign Up Teens
Source: Bloomberg Government
Journalist Roxana Tiron
The U.S. Army is banking on surprising late teens, who may know nothing about the military, with a new multimillion-dollar advertising campaign designed to help recruit more than 130,000 people over the next year with promises of jobs everywhere from bio labs to cyber and culinary arts.
The new campaign, dubbed “What’s Your Warrior,” is meant to get the combat-weary Army out of a recruiting slump and assuage growing concerns among U.S. lawmakers who have been alarmed that the Army has squandered millions of dollars on misdirected marketing without connecting to today’s youth.
Read the full story and more in Bloomberg Government.