November 24, 2005

Growing Problem for Military Recruiters: Parents

Ann Sarrantonio, at a school board meeting in Accord, N.Y., voiced objections to military recruiting at school. (NYT Photo/Tara Engberg)

Rachel Rogers, a single mother of four in upstate New York, did not worry about the presence of National Guard recruiters at her son's high school until she learned that they taught students how to throw hand grenades, using baseballs as stand-ins. For the last month she has been insisting that administrators limit recruiters' access to children.

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