What Military Recruits Should Know About Marriage

Military Recruitment and Divorce

What service members should know and understand before signing

Discussions on military recruitment and military divorce:

Military Recruitment – What every service member should know…

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Recruiting, Retention and Future Levels of Military Personnel (Defense, Security and Strategy)

“In this study, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) examines the recruiting and retention rates for enlisted personnel within each of the military components, the factors that may influence enlistment and reenlistment, and the implications of changes in each component’s success in recruiting and retaining service members. This book consists of public documents which have been located, gathered, combined, reformatted, and enhanced with a subject index, selectively edited and bound to provide easy access…”

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What Every Person Should Know About War

“…Framed as a question-and-answer manual for GIs, not “every person,” the book gives perfunctory information about military social life, pay, housing and housekeeping (a “central latrine will be established for multiple camps”). But the bulk of it is concerned with battlefield carnage, madness and pathos. A gristly chapter on “Weapons and Wounds” details the bodily effects of artillery shells, incendiaries and several types of bullets. Questions like “What does it feel like to kill someone?” (exhilaration, then remorse) and sections on post-traumatic stress disorder and flashbacks probe the psychic wounds of war…”