Army Enlists 80,000th Recruit Eight Days Early
Army Secretary Francis Harvey ceremonially enlisted this year's 80,000th recruit, Ms. Shirley Salvi, age 23, a graduate of Rutgers University in New Jersey, at the world-famous Times Square Armed Forces Recruiting Center. Specialist Salvi reports to basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and will receive language training before assignment as a Signals Intelligence Analyst or Cryptologic Linguish. She received a $20,000 enlistment bonus for her bachelor's degree and five-year enlistment period.
Operation Yellow Elephant salutes Specialist Salvi and the other 79,999 FY-2006 recruits for their service to our nation and wishes them all the best.