US army uses video games as part of recruitment drive

Published: Nov. 12, 2009 – Uruknet.info

As its troops continue to face lengthy and mutiple tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq, the United States is looking at new ways to attract potential army recruits.

The US military says the economic downturn and rising unemployment are sending more and more young people into their recruiting offices.

As Monica Villamizar found out, a lot of those conversations happen at the army’s newest, multimillion dollar recruiting venue in Philadelphia – the military’s version of a video arcade.

Source: http://www.uruknet.de/index.php?p=m60004&hd=&size=1&l=e

 

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