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I've just had a thought about the lack of McMamara at Defence - no Project 100,000 / McNamara's Morons. No-one else is going to force the military to take draftees who've failed the IQ test, so the US army is probably hurting for manpower (Air Force and Navy managed OK as they were more attractive / more exciting / safer). OTL Project 100,000 meant there was a regular supply of warm (if not very bright) bodies coming in, so there was no need to take the
politically tricky step of cracking down on draft dodging. But that isn't the case here.
To be fair, no Project 100,000 is probably better for everyone involved. That and not firing Westmoreland were the two worst things McNamara ever did.