Selection for military service by ballot had been introduced with the approval of Cabinet . If an applicant was balloted out and so granted indefinite deferment, the application expired. . The notice was normally sent a month before the date to report. In September 1971, with the level of Australian involvement in Vietnam
Many Americans take the time to remember those who were prisoners of war (POW) and Apps & APIBack POW/MIA Office as missing and unaccounted for from the Vietnam War, as of April 2009. The event was observed on July 19 in 1985, and then from 1986 onwards the date moved to the third Friday of September.