Fuck now no registration
Dependency deferments for registrants who were fathers or husbands were especially widespread.
It required all men between the ages of 18 to 64 to register with Selective Service.
The Act gave the President the power to conscript men for military service.
All men aged 21 to 30 were required to register for military service for a service period of 12 months.
The Selective Service System is an independent agency of the United States government that maintains information on those potentially subject to military conscription. Registration with Selective Service is also required for various federal programs and benefits, including Federal Assistance for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA), such as student loans and Pell Grants, job training, federal employment, and naturalization.
citizens and male immigrant non-citizens between the ages of 18 and 25 are required by law to have registered within 30 days of their 18th birthdays However, the only audit of the addresses of registrants on file with the Selective Service System, in 1982, found that 20–40% of the addresses on file with the Selective Service System for registrants in the age groups that would be drafted first were already outdated, and up to 75% for those registrants in their last year of potential eligibility to be drafted would be invalid.
It still granted student deferments, but ended them upon either the student's completion of a four-year degree or his 24th birthday, whichever came first.
On November 26, 1969, 37th President Richard Nixon signed an amendment to the Military Selective Service Act of 1967 (Selective Service Act of 1948) that established conscription based on random selection (lottery).
The Military Selective Service Act of 1967 (Selective Service Act of 1948) expanded the ages of conscription to the ages of 18 to 35.Due to deep postwar budget cuts, only 100,000 conscripts were chosen in 1948.In 1950, the number of conscripts was greatly increased to meet the demands of the Korean War (1950–1953).In 1971, the Military Selective Service Act (Selective Service Act of 1948) was further amended to make registration compulsory; all men had to register within a period 30 days before and 29 days after their 18th birthday.
Registrants were classified 1-A (eligible for military service), 1-AO (Conscientious Objector available for non-combatant military service), and 1-O (Conscientious Objector available for alternate community service).
The outbreak of the Korean War fostered the creation of the Universal Military Training and Service Act of 1951 (Selective Service Act of 1948).