The New Yorkers' Guide to Military Recruitment In 2004, nearly one in five recruiters was under investigation for offenses varying from "threats and coercion to false promises that applicants would not be sent to Iraq." And, in 2004, a recruiter found guilty was 40% more likely to keep his job than two years earlier. Want to learn more? Get the guide. The New Yorkers' Guide to Military Recruitment is a free 64-page, pocket-sized book including everything a New Yorker needs to know about military recruitment and resources for counter-recruitment in NYC. The guide is copyleft and is available for download as a PDF as well as a printed 4x5" book. In spring and summer 2006, 7,500 copies will be distributed free-of-charge to students and others in danger of being recruited, their families, and concerned citizens in the New York metropolitan area. If you would like to help, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
IN THE NEWS 11/06: Recruiters to Students: What War?
An ABC News undercover investigation showed Army recruiters telling students that the war in Iraq was over, in an effort to get them to enlist.
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IN THE NEWS: 'Don't ask, don't tell' takes highest toll at Missouri base
Spc. Victor A. Martinez, 21. 364th Supply Company, 264th Corps Support Battalion, 1st Corps Support Command. Died of a gunshot wound south of Baghdad, Iraq, on December 14, 2004 ...
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726 gay military members kicked out nationwide in 2005.
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