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So? We aren't in ancient Rome nor is our mindset.
originally posted by: seasonal
a reply to: dragonridr
If you can comment accurately, do you think this is still an issue?
originally posted by: Shamrock6
a reply to: TinySickTears
In theory, that sort of thing can fall under "alternative sentencing" or "conditional sentencing." As long as it's not illegal in whatever area they're in for the judge to offer it or the prosecutor to suggest it, they can theoretically do it.
In practice, the military is under no obligation whatsoever to accept the person's enlistment, and as far as I know they each have regulations against accepting applicants in that situation.
originally posted by: tadaman
a reply to: seasonal
The art of war says, eveyone is useful.
A soldier missing one leg can still shoot. An armless soldier can still use the other arm to build or cook.
A weak soldier may be able to think, a fighting soldier may need a doctor.
Either its all a war effort, or its just someone elses war.