What is the purpose of the military? Is it to protect the nation, or to promote diversity and make its officers feel warm and fuzzy?

The Washington Times has an article about U.S. Army sociologists being worried about too many white officers in combat units and not enough black officers.

Is this really a problem?

Bear in mind that the U.S. military is an all-volunteer military, and that recruits even choose the branches and specialties they enter.

Combat units have a higher proportion of white soldiers because that’s where the white recruits go.  Black recruits tend to go into other types of units.

So what’s the problem?

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Blog entry by Allan Wall, published on VDARE.COM on Sep. 13th, 2014.