Youth at Counter Recruitment Conference.
Photo: AFSC / Terry Foss
Signing up for the military isn't like taking a job or registering for a camp or school. It is a serious decision that has lifelong consequences. Recruiters are quick to emphasize the good points about being in the military, but there are many downsides. What recruiters say about life in the military at best omits many facts. At worst, recruiters tell out and out lies to sign up recruits.
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Student speaks at the Oakland School Board meeting where the first JAMSRS resolution was adopted.
Photo: AFSC / Siri Margerin
Photo: AFSC/Siri Margerin
BAY-Peace activists celebrate victory at Oakland Unified School District, after a school board vote May 12 made OUSD the first district in the country to have a policy offering students the chance to OPT OUT of the private recruitment database known as JAMRS.