Nixon Expands Veterans Benefits

Nixon Expands Veterans Benefits

President Nixon signs two landmark bills to expand Veterans benefits on this day in 1972 On October 24, 1972 President Nixon …read more

Reforming The Selective Service

Reforming The Selective Service

Today the Selective Service system is on stand-by. Every male in America between the ages of 18 and 25 must …read more

45 Years Later: Nixon and the Gates Commission

45 Years Later: Nixon and the Gates Commission

President Nixon meeting with future Nobel Laureate Dr. Milton Friedman, distinguished Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, and …read more

Towards an All-Volunteer Force

Towards an All-Volunteer Force

The Gates Commission on an All-Volunteer Armed Force, made possible by the works and recommendations of Martin Anderson and Milton …read more

The Path to Ending the Draft

The Path to Ending the Draft

President Nixon signs the amendment to the Military Selective Service Act of 1967 on November 26, 1969. On November 26, 1969, …read more

RN Ends the Draft: The Creation of the All-Volunteer Force

RN Ends the Draft: The Creation of the All-Volunteer Force

Ending The Draft: The Creation of an All-Volunteer Force                        …read more