Army's New Plan-For Recruits

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    Personally what I like best is the troops that have served, talking to their home towns. I find it very interesting that they have the highest re-enlistment rates, those that have served in Iraq/Afghanistan:

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20051011...O1vzwcF;_ylu=X3oDMTA5aHJvMDdwBHNlYwN5bmNhdA--

     
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    Men! Want to die in a Jewish cause for the nation of Israel? Join the U.S. Army today and fight the "War on Terror"! You'll get a pittance while Jews in Manhattan mock you for your Midwestern gentile gullibility and easily manipulable sense of honor. And your cracker Christian mama, for thinking you actually died defending the Red, White and Blue --- when really, the only red involved was your goyish blood, sucker!

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    • Keep forcing existing soldiers in Iraq to take yet another tour of duty, so the manpower shortage isn't even more glaringly obvious *coughstealthdraftcough*
     
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    ?????

    Existing soldiers are now equated to a "stealth draft"? Way, way, wrong!

    They are already enlisted! How is that a draft? More than one tour in Iraq is part and parcel of the enlistment. Nowhere in any enlistment papers does it say you can only be deployed once to a war zone in your enlistment period. If the soldier doesn't want to go back to Iraq after his enlistment is up, guess what...he gets out of the military. However, the re-enlistment rate for units deployed to Iraq are much higher than forecast....which belies the whole argument that soldiers dont want to be there.
     
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    The WI ARNG has a program in place where each referall you make before you go to BCT that leads to an enlistment gets you a promotion, up to PFC.
     
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    *coughpatheticsonsofbitchescough* sorry but the Army is just so sad in its efforts....
     
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    What the heck is that supposed to mean?
     
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    I was initially going to join the army, took the asvab and all. The recruiters just seemed slimey, trying to act like they were my friend...and they were very immature. I then met with the air force recruiter, he was straight upfront with me and professional. No kissing my ass or anything he just answered any questions I had.
    Did over four years in the Air Force :salute:
     
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    yah, some Army recruiters are not worth spit in my opinion. Having said that, why is the Army recruiting effort pathetic? what would be the "right" approach if it is not offering incentives? I am very curious as to what potential soldiers think.
     

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