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Opinion: We have to promote non-military careers for our youth

A network of military-related programs is spreading in hundreds of elementary and middle schools. By Gary Ghirardi, the communication staff person for the National Network Opposing the Militarization of Youth (NNOMY). NNOMY can be found on Facebook and at their … Continue reading

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Military Recruiting in the United States – a book by Pat Elder

A must read for those concerned with the increasingly heavy presence of military recruiters in our schools and at community events. This should be particularly interesting to parents of school-age youth, who are offered minimal information on how much the … Continue reading

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VFP Linus Pauling Chapter resumes TiR work

New school year…New Truth in Recruiting (TiR) opportunities. As the school year begins, the Linus Pauling Chapter is scheduling regular high school visits to help students considering joining the military make an intelligent decision. We hope to go one step further this … Continue reading

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Army Makes Case Against Enlisting

[ed. note:  We had read various reports about this paper from the Army War College, but none included the detail of analysis that David offers here. We were especially interested in this piece because some of us prepared papers for … Continue reading

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