The best sport is what the child wants to play, said a mother of two boys in her 60s.
The best sport the child loves to play is hockey, said her son, who has an interest in tennis.
When a child gets older, it’s important to know what they want to do and do not want to, said the mother, who is now retired from the military.
I would love to tell them hockey is not for them, and it is not what they are interested in.
I want to help them realize that hockey is a great game, said she.
As the military prepares to reopen its doors to new recruits in 2019, the Pentagon wants to find out what children want to play in the military once they get there.
If you want to read more about the importance of the military to young people, visit the Military Times’ Sports in Your Kids section.
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