Before You Enlist Video -
Researching Pop Culture and Militarism -
If you have been Harassed by a Military Recruiter -
War: Turning now to Mr. Ralph Waldo Emerson - Christian Science Monitor
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Religion and militarism -
‘A Poison in the System’: Military Sexual Assault - New York Times
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Talk to a Counselor at the GI Rights Hotline
Ask that your child's information is denied to Military Recruiters
And monitor that this request is honored.
Military Recruiters and Programs Target marginalized communities for recruits...
..and the high schools in those same communities

 Militarization of our Schools

The Pentagon is taking over our poorer public schools. This is the reality for disadvantaged youth.


What we can do

Corporate/conservative alliances threaten Democracy . Progressives have an important role to play.

 Why does NNOMY matter?

Most are blind or indifferent to the problem.
A few strive to protect our democracy.

Recruiter policies and recruiter fraud

Army recruiting policies:

School Recruiting Program Handbook:

Military recruiters are just doing their jobs, as salespeople.  They have quotas to fill and will do what they need to meet their deadlines.  They employ a variety of tactics to convince young people to enlist and help them get around the rules so they can join.  Some of these include:  telling students to lie about medical history and health, encouraging and assisting students in the fabrication of diplomas, driving students to purchase and even paying for detox and signing up students with mental/physical problems. 

The Army says it prosecuted 325 cases of recruiter fraud in 2004.  Thirty-five of those were relieved of duty, hundreds more were given reprimands. 

This article was published in the New York Times May 3rd, 2005.  Interviews with more than two dozen recruiters in 10 states hint at the extent of their concern, if not the exact scope of the transgressions.

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