“I have insisted that every man be assigned to some unit, so as to have the honor of regular service, and not have to say, “I was unassigned.”
I hope you will all be boosters for the army and as universal training is sure to come soon you should be able to explain its benefits in your community. You all should be better American citizens because you have served under the colors.
“The army is composed of every nationality and it is certain that universal training will inspire a loftier citizenship and higher patriotism.” General Lindsay was given an ovation. – El Paso Herald Newspaper – Friday, December 6, 1918