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Army Sends Top Brass Recruiters Up Against Gen Z Resistance: “Hell, No— We Don’ Wanna Go!”


 [NOTE: O.M.F.G. — I can NOT believe the Army is bringing back an Eighties recruiting slogan;  but by god they are. And recruiting has fallen so below target they’re sending out the Army Secretary herself to do recruiting blitz weekends, like this one in Chicago.

It was a very tough gig, as this report details. Kids in high school and college were asking the right, hard questions, the ones the brass can’t answer satisfactorily. Like when will they deal seriously with its culture of sexual harassment (the response so far is 98% PR/BS). What about high levels of domestic abuse,  potential career disruption — and, oh yeah: getting killed or injured in war?
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