Definition of Selective Service System
1. Noun. An independent federal agency that administers compulsory military service.
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Literary usage of Selective Service System
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1. Conscription: A Select and Annotated Bibliography by Martin Anderson, Valerie Bloom (1976)
"Selective Service System. Washington, DC Charts, tables. 674 pages. Second report of Selective Service Director Lewis Hershey, for 1941 — 1942. ..."
2. Supporting Congressional Oversight: Budgetary Implications of Selected Gao edited by Paul L. Posner (2002)
"Since 1980, after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, males between the ages of 18 and 26 have continued registering with the Selective Service System for a ..."
3. Report of the Railway Accounting Officers by Association of American Railroads, Accounting Division (1888)
"It would be the purpose of the Selective Service System to utilize the emergency ... As all transportation furnished to the Selective Service System is now, ..."