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 ...
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.
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 ...
I joined at age 17 because I had no other options. My mother (who struggled with
mental illness and other health problems) told me that I could go to college if I ...
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 ...
Sep 22, 2008 ... (The U.S. military currently has about two million people in uniform.) ... who join
up only because they have no other viable career possibilities? ... “These trends
are even more pronounced in the Army Reserve Officers' Training .... those who
have at least graduated high school or income statistics by race.
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 ...
Jul 3, 2011 ... Data on those wounded excludes 150,332 people not requiring hospital care.
Source: Department of Defense, U.S. Census Bureau.
May 14, 2014 ... Sgt. 1st Class Richard Teunis, a recruiter for the Army, claims that "instead ... I
believe less people are joining the military because people aren't ...
Yet I never hear people in the military wish that everyone else would serve. ...
Because that “less than one percent” number gets trotted out every time someone
mentions Joining Forces. ... Army service should be voluntary, not mandatory.