14,000 Draft Notices Sent To Men Born In 1800s | Talking Points Memo

No, the United States isn’t trying to build a military 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 and warning that failure to do so is “punishable by a fine and imprisonment.”

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://talkingpointsmemo.com/?p=224922