Obama. "We need a civilian army the same size as our standing army". Do you remember this quotation? I do....Read carefully, very carefully. Those with large outstanding college debts will be the first to be "asked to serve."
Get ready... ... president I will expand AmeriCorps to 250,000 slots and make that increased service a vehicle to meet national goals, like providing health care and education, saving our planet and restoring our standing in the world, so that citizens see their effort connected to a common purpose.