Meaning of Selective Service System

Selec'tive Serv'ice Sys"tem

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the U.S. federal agency that facilitates the mobilization of military forces by requiring the registration of males between the ages of 18 and 26 years. Abbr.: SSS
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