From the July 1975 magazine.

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WASHINGTON, D.C.--Thousands of GIs drink too much, too often, but a significant percentage of GI drunks are being rehabilitated, Defense Department officials said.

The Army, Navy, and Air Force hospitals now treat about 500 GIs a month for alcohol-related ailments. Another 1,500 sign up monthly for rehabilitation programs such as that of AA.

"Those numbers are the best we have, and they may...

-- Alan Horton