14,000 draft notices sent to men born in 1800s - FOX 29 News Philadelphia

July 10, 2014 3:09 PM

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No, the United States military isn't trying to build a force of centenarians.

It just seems that way after the Selective Service System mistakenly sent notices to more than 14,000 Pennsylvania men born between 1893 and 1897, ordering them to register for the nation's military draft. The agency realized the error when it began receiving calls from bewildered families last week...

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