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Why do people join the military? | Gary Fox | LinkedIn

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Jun 19, 2014 ... There are many people who never served in our Armed Forces who believe ... would ask applicants, “Give me 3 reasons why you want to join the Army. ... Current statistics show 98% of enlisted personnel (non-officers) have a ...

The Making of an American Soldier: Why Young People Join the ...

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Jun 25, 2007 ... The Making of an American Soldier: Why Young People Join the Military ... It perhaps should come as no surprise that the Army GED Plus ...

What are the reasons people join the U.S. Army? - Quora

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There are already fine lists here that cover the reasons, so I'll just cover my own personal story and reasons. I come from a wealthy family. I fought agains...

Who's Joining the US Military? Poor, Women and Minorities Targeted

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Dec 18, 2012 ... That's the slogan of the U.S. Army, and when its uttered, the picture that ... The same 2006 study found that people who serve in the military ...

80% of Military Recruitments Turned Down | Military.com

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May 14, 2014 ... Sgt. 1st Class Richard Teunis, a recruiter for the Army, claims that ... percent of young Americans are too overweight to join the military. ... While the military of the past decade may have been a good place for young people to ...

Uncle Sam Wants Who? | Foreign Policy

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Jul 31, 2013 ... The Army is the largest service (with more than 560,000 active-duty personnel, it's almost as ... People join the military for all sorts of reasons.

Enlisted or Officer - - Joining the Military - Military.com

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10 Steps to Joining the Military · Step 3: Choose the ... Every year more than 180,000 people enlist in the armed forces. Nearly another 20,000 ... Army Enlisted

More Americans Joining Military as Jobs Dwindle - The New York ...

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Jan 18, 2009 ... Recruiters also report that more people are inquiring about joining the ... Recruitment is also strong for the Army National Guard, according to ...

Increasing Numbers of U.S. Army Recruits Enlist Some Years After ...

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Apr 23, 2014 ... More than half of all U.S. Army recruits are choosing to join later in life ... however , the majority of Army recruits have been people who did not ...

One Stat About the U.S. Military That Will Surprise You | Mic

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Aug 15, 2013 ... Many people believe that the U.S. military is made up mostly of poor, ... number of new recruits and conscripted soldiers and switching to an all-volunteer army. ... Many who choose to join the military do not necessarily do so ...

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Fewer Than One in Three Young Americans Can Join Military

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Jan 17, 2015 ... The U.S. Army continues to need soldiers. But most young people do not meet military requirements; they are overweight, have a criminal ...

Why do people join the military? What motivates them to join the ...

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Why does people join in Military even though they know they may have to die to protect? Are people ... There are only four reasons for which people join Army. 1.

Here's why most Americans can't join the military - Business Insider

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Sep 28, 2015 ... But today, more than two-thirds of America's young people wouldn't qualify ... Of those eligible for service, the Army estimates only one percent ...