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Army?

slipknott

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So i'm turning 18 in about a week and the army or some dumb ass people sent me this thing saying i have to register for the army cause 'its the law' or some stupid shit like like that..well fuck that, they can fight there own wars im not registering anything..send me to jail...fuck them. Anyone else get stupid shit like that?
 
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youre required to sign up for the selective service(which means your NOT enlisted unless there is a draft for war) when you're 18 not the actual army,the army is volunteers. this is if you live thing the US dont know bout anywhere else.
 

Zoso

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trust me, you want to register. you have to register to do things like vote, apply for financial aid, and other things.. its worth it to register. plus they stop hounding you about it. im against being made to go to war against my own free will but when you register its not like its a contract or anything saying you will go to war if drafted. swallow your young, ego driven pride and register. if and only if they start up the slavery act, i mean the draft again you can sit in jail just like me.....
 
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youre not the only one against a draft. I dont believe in it. As well as I fear the day it happens again due to I dont want to lose my man. And that they are also considering making the women sign up as well. honestly do you think a scrawny ,can barely lift15llbs without losing my breath girl could fight??
 

Jung

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slipknott said:
Anyone else get stupid shit like that?
Yes, everyone over the age of 18 has registered for selective service.
TinkerBell said:
And that they are also considering making the women sign up as well. honestly do you think a scrawny ,can barely lift15llbs without losing my breath girl could fight??
That's irrelevant, since females don't 'fight' in the military anyway. You might get deployed to a war zone, but you won't be on the front lines fighting.
 
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Doesn't matter, Tink. The government wouldn't give a shit if you couldn't lift the gun they wanted you to shoot with. The only way someone can legally get out of the draft is if they're determined to be medically unable to perform the tasks expected of soldiers (keep in mind that not all soldiers are on the battle field. One could be assigned to be a nurse or air traffic controller or anything).

Not to mention that if Dubya tried to start up a draft, so much shit and so many sexual equality legal battles would occur .. I have a very hard time believing that a male-only draft will ever happen again in the US.
 

MaxPower

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Yes, everyone over the age of 18 has registered for selective service. That's irrelevant, since females don't 'fight' in the military anyway. You might get deployed to a war zone, but you won't be on the front lines fighting.
Which is a shame. They'd be some fierce fighters.
Just hang up some fake signs that read; "Pumps and Flats Buy one pair, get a second pair free. Today only".
Then point at the enemy and say their buying all the cutes pairs of shoes. :gay:
 
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but can't your dodge the draft by simply going to college?

And for people who aren't fit for combat, the US military is spending alot of money on drone weaponry, meaning less soldiers on the field and more machines to do the dirty fighting. Plus alot of funds are being poured into robotic enhancement suits: "The research arm of the US military is spending $50m to develop new technologies that will improve the speed, strength and endurance of soldiers" source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/1112411.stm

Being physically frail won't mean much for the army in the near future :p
 

magnolia

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I'm so glad women don't HAVE to register. God Bless America. Home of the shittiest government in the world. (Ok, that might not be true, but it sure isn't a perfect government.)
 

bombchu

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Yeah I got bombarded with those letters too.

I didn't register, I surrendered.

Sick of getting spam snail mail.
 

Butters69

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slipknott said:
So i'm turning 18 in about a week and the army or some dumb ass people sent me this thing saying i have to register for the army cause 'its the law' or some stupid shit like like that..well fuck that, they can fight there own wars im not registering anything..send me to jail...fuck them. Anyone else get stupid shit like that?
dont be a pussy just deal wit it
 

_Kitana_

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Zoso said:
trust me, you want to register. you have to register to do things like vote, apply for financial aid, and other things.. its worth it to register. plus they stop hounding you about it. im against being made to go to war against my own free will but when you register its not like its a contract or anything saying you will go to war if drafted. swallow your young, ego driven pride and register. if and only if they start up the slavery act, i mean the draft again you can sit in jail just like me.....
actually it is. If they draft you, you have to go... Or they basically jail...

:/

but you still have to do it.
 

_Kitana_

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magnolia said:
I'm so glad women don't HAVE to register. God Bless America. Home of the shittiest government in the world. (Ok, that might not be true, but it sure isn't a perfect government.)
nothing ever is
 

LiberatioN

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ok, so you're anti military. by not registering you're proving one thing: you're a dumbass. just comply. you have a 99.9% of NOT being drafted...let alone seeing action. i registered last year and i havent received one letter from the Marines yet. (although in HS, my friends and i often joked "yea dude, if i fuck up in life...screw it im joinin the marines" simply cuz i WANTED to fight).
 
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There's another way to get out of a draft

Declare yourself a pacifist.

There's actual forms you can fill out that will allow you to get out of combat service (mind you you will probably still have to be in the military, but you'd be in the rear lines).

Not the easiest or most honorable thing to do, but my take on it is, if you're going to FORCE me to go to another country and fight for a cause I could give 2 shits about, well I'll be a desk jockey or a gear head. :mfinger:
 

Descent

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slipknott said:
So i'm turning 18 in about a week and the army or some dumb ass people sent me this thing saying i have to register for the army cause 'its the law' or some stupid shit like like that..well fuck that, they can fight there own wars im not registering anything..send me to jail...fuck them. Anyone else get stupid shit like that?
Have your doctor put Asthma, ADD/ADHD, or Asperger Syndrome on your records.

Only one is needed to be home free - I have all three. In the event you just have one you can sign up but will never be drafted. Because when there IS a draft, medical records ARE checked.
 

Jung

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Descent said:
Have your doctor put Asthma, ADD/ADHD, or Asperger Syndrome on your records.

Only one is needed to be home free - I have all three. In the event you just have one you can sign up but will never be drafted. Because when there IS a draft, medical records ARE checked.
You're actually wrong, and I have no idea where you got that information from. All of those things can mean a 'no ship,' but wavers can be acquired for all, and, depending on severity, a waver may not even be required.

Edit: Actually, I can't honestly speak about Asperger, but everything else can be over looked.
 

Descent

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junglizm said:
You're actually wrong, and I have no idea where you got that information from. All of those things can mean a 'no ship,' but wavers can be acquired for all, and, depending on severity, a waver may not even be required.

Edit: Actually, I can't honestly speak about Asperger, but everything else can be over looked.
Asperger = High Functioning Autism.