In Depth: U.S. Army standards expanded, looking to recruit 80k soldiers

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – The United States Army is looking to recruit 80,000 soldiers by expanding the standards to apply.

Eyewitness News Analyst Lt. Gen. Reginald Centracchio (ret). was in studio on Wednesday to discuss these new standards and how they affect the recruitment process.Watch Centracchio’s full interview with Mike Montecalvo above. 

Eyewitness News Analyst, Lt. Gen. Reginald Centracchio (ret.) served as Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Commanding General of the Rhode Island National Guard from 1995 until his retirement in 2005. During his tenure, he served as Director of the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency and as Rhode Island Homeland Security Advisor – becoming the first Adjutant General to hold all three positions simultaneously.

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