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originally posted by: Pyle
Behind all the false patriot praise in the US the military is the lowest of the low. Nearly all the of military comes from the lowest parts of society. They are not bankers or elites. The military recruiters do prey on the lowest members of society.
I do agree this person wasnt being tactful when he was "telling it like it is."
The educational profile of enlisted personnel is much different. The vast majority of enlisted personnel (92%) have completed high school or some college. This compares with 60% of all U.S. adults ages 18 to 44. Fewer than one-in-ten enlisted personnel (7%) have a bachelor’s degree, compared with 19% of all adults ages 18 to 44.
originally posted by: projectvxn
It's a bit difficult to devote yourself to a BA or BS when you have enlisted duties. I was enlisted and am finishing my education now. I think this guy is just a hateful asshole, not "telling it like it is".
originally posted by: dragonridr
originally posted by: face23785
originally posted by: Mach2
a reply to: seasonal
The acceptance standards these days requires a high school diploma at a minimum. No dropouts are accepted. I'm not saying you need a 120 IQ to graduate, but its something.
They'll take you with a GED too. The recruiter just has to do a little extra paperwork.
No they won't to get in with a GED you need to have 1 yr college and score well on ASVAB. Ged will no longer get you in the military and no recruiter can change that. IF YOU WANT INTO THE MILITARY YOU BETTER COMPLETE HIGH SCHOOL.
originally posted by: Irishhaf
At least in the USAF if you want to see the upper ranks enlisted you better be college educated, So I will just chalk it up to ignorance.
originally posted by: TheLotLizard
I don’t get why people are so brainwashed that we have to support the military. It’s not like they actually made a difference in our “safety” since WW2. Every other “war” they took part in they lost.(Vietnam,Korea)
But I guess I HAVE to support the military right. Because I’m an American “hurt-durr”
The woman did not want to be identified for fear of repercussions for her son. She said her son told her that he had a headache, so he put his head down on his desk in class.
“Mr. Salcido, with his open hand, smacked the back of my son’s head, and then shouted, `Get the (expletive) out of my class,”‘ she said. Officials said they have conducted interviews with the alleged victim, Salcido and witnesses at El Rancho High School. Separate investigations are being conducted by the El Rancho Unified School District and the sheriff’s Special Victims Bureau. “It’s common practice that you don’t put hands on students,” ERUSD Superintendent Myrna Rivera Cote said.
“We give guidance to all our employees regarding that matter.” The sheriff’s investigation is “just getting started,” Lt. Carlos Marquez said. The Special Victims Bureau takes charge of any report of alleged abuse, he said.
But this is far from just "a few".
Either way, it illustrates a growing trend where there is a complete disregard for those in uniform.
I find it disturbing.
Because he is a teacher and it is influential to young kids. If one child took it away that it was truth or even felt worse because maybe they are entering the Armed Forces it is one kid to many. This is simply a cycle of hate that is not needed in the school system.
You know his kind. Probably lost a girlfriend to a man in uniform or maybe he likes the men in uniform can't admit it. Discussion is one thing. Drivel like that is being a rear biological outlet.