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Old 02-13-2015, 10:33 AM
kunilou kunilou is offline
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Originally Posted by astorian View Post
What I've always heard is that the answer to the OP's question varies wildly, depending on how badly the Army needs men.
That was certainly my father's case in World War 2. He tried to enlist after Pearl Harbor and was rejected for having a heart murmur. By September 1942 the heart murmur wasn't even enough of a problem to disqualify him for combat, much less the draft.