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The murder of four American contractors in Iraq, while working for Blackwater USA, put these civilians, employed by the American armed forces, in the news. Blackwater continues to recruit for all sorts of jobs the military needs done, and doesn’t have troops available to do. This is typical in wartime, where there is often insufficient time to recruit and train people with needed skills. What Blackwater does is draw upon the large number of retired military people who are able, and willing (for a price) to return to doing what they did before they left, or retired, from the military. Most of these jobs are not about using weapons. For example, a recent Blackwater recruiting effort sought to obtain six people for a “Military Crisis Operations Support Team.” This is basically a liaison and communications job. Blackwater was looking for two team leaders (officers with Chief of Staff experience, meaning colonels or lieutenant-colonels), and four to do analyst and communicator chores. The two team leaders are being offered $100,000-150,000 a year, while the others are offered $70,000-90,000 a year. This includes full health benefits and up to 25 percent Danger Pay. Travel expenses are also covered, as some of the work is expected to be overseas. Anyone hired has to be able to leave for an overseas assignment with 72 hours notice. All candidates must, of course, be in good health and have, or be able to get, a Top Secret security clearance. While many of these jobs are usually filled by retirees, recent veterans are also much in demand. There are seven million military American veterans (including retirees) between 20-50 years of age. To put this in perspective, consider that there are currently 2.5 million active duty and reserve troops available (some of the reservists are veterans). This means there are over nine million people in the United States with military training, and at least a few million people that outfits like Blackwater can recruit from.
Originally posted by devilwasp
ahem the united states military is NOT the best and before u say oh but nethier is the UK's i agree that we are not the best ethier
also how do u know that every 1 will fight?
u may have nine million on paper but in real life not every 1 will fight
and also china has hundreds of women that will fight as well something no western country likes to do is send women to war thats why women cant join the infantry units
Originally posted by junglejake
I guarentee you that, were the US invaded, every mid-western woman not living in a city would take up a gun and defend her home, family and country. Women can be the most fiercest fighters in the world, but men have a hard time seeing them die. To assume just because someone has a vagina they're not fierce is just...foolishness.
Originally posted by devilwasp
i didnt imply that because some 1 has a vagina that they are the fiercest fighters i just said said that women would kick most guys asses because we have acertain organ ,if hit , will bring us down yes no?