Carroll Harris, Lt. Col, United States Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR), announced that she manages Selective Service System Boards which would be activated in the event of a draft and she is looking for volunteers in the area including Starke, LaPorte, Lake, St. Joseph, and Elkhart Counties.
Col. Harris says if you are willing to serve, call her and send her an application. For more information, you are asked to call her at (317) 506-0369.
Indiana Selective Service Local Board members are volunteers nominated by the Governor and appointed by the President of the United States. Local boards decide which young men in each community receive deferments, postponements or exemptions from military service based on federal guidelines.