The inception of the all-volunteer armed force has placed the military service in competition with civilian employers for !he available portion of the Nation's work force. While there are indications that the elimination of the draft has not severely hampered the services in meeting their immediate manpower needs, fears have been expressed that in time the racial composition of the services will deviate substantially from that of the civilian population. 1
Little, Roger D. and Turner, Raymond F.
"Non-Caucasian Recruiting and the Occupational Structure of the Navy,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 27
, Article 8.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol27/iss2/8