March 1, 2005

Duty calls: Guard needs more recruits

As Tracea Wyatt approached two Virginia Army National Guard recruiters to talk about a possible career in the military, her friend backpedaled as fast as possible.

"I'm not trying to die," Jessica Dabney said.

So Jessica, a sophomore, started eating her lunch at Henrico High School while Tracea flipped through brochures and asked recruiters about college tuition assistance.

"If I had to go to Iraq, I'd be scared," said Tracea, also a sophomore. "But it's for my country. I look at it from a positive side."

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