I made it very plain: We will not have an all-volunteer army. [Crowd boos] Let me restate that. We will not have a draft. [Crowd Cheers]
Never before in our history has America asked so much over such a sustained period of an all-volunteer force. So I can say without fear of contradiction or being accused of exaggeration, the 9/11 generation ranks among the greatest our nation has ever produced, and it was born it was born it was born right here on 9/11.George W. Bush, Obama: America does not give in to fear. msnbc.com (September 11, 2011). Retrieved on September 11, 2011.
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