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No Peace Corps Time for Troops: Congress has quashed the 2003 provision that would allow new military recruits to serve part of their commitment in the Peace Corps. A band of lawmakers, led by Rep. John Kline (R-Minn.), were successful in getting an amendment in the 2006 defense policy bill that eliminated the Peace Corps option under the National Call to Service program. This will not please some like Colman McCarthy who saw it as an opportunity for the Peace Corps to raid the Pentagon money bank.