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Originally posted by Flyer
Originally posted by subject x
Do you really want, say, groups of now-well-trained chavs running amuck?
Imagine if the current looters were trained in fighting and tactics...
The point is 2 years in the army would teach them discipline and another way of life. It would also break up their social circle as well.
Gang members with military training pose a unique threat to law enforcement personnel because of the distinctive military skills that they possess and their willingness to teach these skills to fellow gang members. While the number of gang members trained by the military is unknown, the threat that they pose to law enforcement is potentially significant, particularly if gang members trained in weapons, tactics, and planning pass this instruction on to other gang members.
Originally posted by Dr Expired
reply to post by drakus
Sometimes the lost need discipline in order to get the things you state?
Or else they can only get them by rioting?
Originally posted by igotttaknow
it is bad enought that there is need for an army anywhere, never mind forcing kids into joining and very likely doing things which will alter there state of mind forever. Innocense is a rare and underestimated value.
Originally posted by illuminnaughty
yes national servise but for a peace corps or an army of builders and workers. Not more cannon fodder for the ilegal wars that our govt loves to wage.