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Boston Globe: Veteran Mass. politico Rep. Ed Markey dodged draft by landing a spot with NH reserve unit

The Globe obtained a two-page synopsis of Markey's Army Reserve records from the National Personnel Records Center, which shows he was discharged nearly a year before his six-year commitment ended, though such early separations were not uncommon by 1973 as the Army's needs diminished.


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