Do NOT Let Your Family/Friends Join the US Military!!! Send them this video of US Army Special Forces Veteran SPEAKING TRUTH.

I wanted to re-post it because many high schoolers are now being recruited and may not have had any info beyond the usual flag-waving headlines.

Army to spend $300 million on bonuses and ads to get 6,000 more recruits (Feb. 12, 2017 via USA Today).

By Oct. 1, the Army must hit its target of 476,000 active duty soldiers, up from the previous goal of 460,000. Increased recruiting along with retention of more soldiers will make up the gap. President Trump has said he wants an even larger force — as many as 60,000 more soldiers.

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The Air Force and Navy also are boosting their ranks. The Air Force plans to recruit and retain more airmen to meet its goal of 321,000 service members by Oct. 1, up 4,000 from its current total of 317,000, said Ann Stefanek, an Air Force spokeswoman. The Navy plans to add 2,200 recruits this fiscal year, according to Lt. Cmdr. Nate Christensen, a spokesman. The Navy has a target of 323,900 sailors for this year. The Marine Corps could add nearly 800 Marines this year to hit its target of 185,000, said Yvonne Carlock, a Marine spokeswoman.



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