National Geographic : 1918 Apr
Photograph from U.S.Navy Department GOING TO SCHOOL FOR UNCLE SAM Under the present policy the boys who volunteer their lives in the defense of their country are valued asunits inthegreat war machine, as well as collectively. Each sailor counts for something. He is a twice-prized citizen, for he is sturdyinhis manhood and patriotic inhis heart. When he leaves the navy he goes back to private life with the pride of one who counts his country above himself.