The draft did end that year, but the Selective Service System, the independent government agency that registers young men for the draft, is still in place, employing 130 full-time workers and spending $130 million each year to compile and maintain a list of potential draftees.
What does SS stand for?
SS stands for Selective Service
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- Sector Suite (FAA positions at an ARTCC)
- Secular Society
- Secure Seal (anti-fraud technology used by banks)
- Security and Safeguards
- Security Service (MI5)
- Security Supervisor (various companies)
- Sega Saturn (game machine)
- Segment Specification
- Seismic Stability
- Select Standby (RS-449)
Samples in periodicals archive:
A bipartisan duo of congressmen have decided that it's time for the military draft registration system known as Selective Service to come to an end.
As early as 1917, Selective Service was implemented to ensure the United States had a fighting force.
As the bus transported us toward our afternoon of recreation I thought seriously for the first time about a military draft — the Selective Service paperwork I’d been sent at age 18, my name on record should my country desire to draft me.
Modern Statutory Conscientious Objection Exemption The current statutory conscientious objection exemption is short, consisting of only one paragraph in the Military Selective Service Act.
• Certify that he or she is not in default on any federal student loan and does not owe money on any federal student grant • Comply with Selective Service registration, if required The government expects students and their families to contribute to the cost of college to as much as they can.
For example, the office does not require colleges to provide information about problems they encounter in matching computerized information on aid applications with data from the Social Security Administration, the Selective Service Administration and other agencies.
Schwartz, commented on this novel challenge to the Selective Service System that will be addressed in a Boston federal court.