MRE board member writes: Army looking to recruit more minorities to become officers

By Sig Christenson.

The All-American Bowl is a recruiting event wrapped in a football game, but the one held here Saturday offered a subtle look at a new Army priority: diversifying the officer corps 64 years after the military was integrated.

Today’s crop of generals doesn’t reflect the Army or the nation. It’s mostly white and male, with a sprinkling of Hispanics, African Americans and women.

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