National Service (letter)by Tom KingNews Weekly
, June 14, 2003
Consistent with the need for an improved capacity to mount and sustain Australia's defence obligations, the question of an appropriate system of national service has once again emerged.
While the Vietnam veterans and the National Servicemen's Association have publicly support the concept, no clear response has been forthcoming from the RSL.
This is despite the unambiguous resolution of support previously carried by the RSL.
Is it not time we determined our collective positions in such a controversial but critical policy issue?Tom King