You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Reply #7: They've been lowering the standards for recruits (espcially the Army) [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Latest Breaking News Donate to DU
COLGATE4 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-08-11 11:34 AM
Response to Reply #2
7. They've been lowering the standards for recruits (espcially the Army)
for years now, and are more than willing to overlook some criminal history. This type of thing is inevitable and is probably only going to get worse.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
  -2 US soldiers accused of raping teenagers in Korea NoGOPZone  Oct-08-11 09:45 AM   #0 
  - inexcusable act of violence and degradation that took place....  Tikki   Oct-08-11 10:13 AM   #1 
  - What the hell is the matter with some soldiers? That's what  Auntie Bush   Oct-08-11 10:40 AM   #2 
  - They've been lowering the standards for recruits (espcially the Army)  COLGATE4   Oct-08-11 11:34 AM   #7 
  - Its exactly the opposite - standards have never been higher  hack89   Oct-08-11 12:24 PM   #8 
  - link?  U4ikLefty   Oct-08-11 01:13 PM   #11 
  - Here you go  hack89   Oct-08-11 01:58 PM   #13 
     - So they are better than in Bush's term...that's not "never been higher"  U4ikLefty   Oct-08-11 10:31 PM   #18 
        - The standard before 911 was lower  hack89   Oct-08-11 10:59 PM   #20 
           - link?  U4ikLefty   Oct-09-11 02:31 PM   #30 
  - Gang Activity in the U.S. Military  drdtroit   Oct-08-11 04:53 PM   #17 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-09-11 02:39 AM   #23 
  - You're a day late and a dollar short  Tempest   Oct-09-11 09:16 AM   #24 
  - I think that's changed as of late. They were a lot lower in the mid-2000's  octothorpe   Oct-08-11 01:49 PM   #12 
     - You need to catch up - read post 13. nt  hack89   Oct-09-11 09:46 AM   #25 
        - That seems to confirm what I thought...  octothorpe   Oct-09-11 01:24 PM   #29 
           - But those lower standards were still higher then the standards in 1991  hack89   Oct-09-11 04:06 PM   #31 
  - There is no shortage of soldiers - it is hard to get into the Army  hack89   Oct-08-11 12:27 PM   #9 
  - Same thing that's always been the matter with some soldiers  Spider Jerusalem   Oct-09-11 11:52 AM   #27 
  - Yeah.  otherlander   Oct-09-11 02:34 AM   #22 
  - wtf? 'an inexcusable rape'? doesn't that pre-suppose that the  ellenfl   Oct-08-11 10:42 AM   #3 
  - He is just saying the rape was inexcusable. In other words, we are not going to excuse this away.  ZombieHorde   Oct-08-11 12:44 PM   #10 
     - 'inexcusable' is the counter to 'excusable', which should not  ellenfl   Oct-08-11 04:03 PM   #15 
  - Horrid! throw those monsters in jail and throw away the key!  Odin2005   Oct-08-11 10:57 AM   #4 
  - Shouldn't surprise us - read "Blowback" by Chalmers Johnson. nt  jwirr   Oct-08-11 11:01 AM   #5 
  - Bring them all home, now. nt  bemildred   Oct-08-11 11:30 AM   #6 
  - Out, out, out!!!  DeSwiss   Oct-08-11 03:04 PM   #14 
     - You do realize that the South Korean government wants our soldiers there?  hack89   Oct-08-11 04:32 PM   #16 
        - such crap  U4ikLefty   Oct-08-11 10:32 PM   #19 
           - Because world history starts and ends with America  hack89   Oct-08-11 11:03 PM   #21 
              - You are right about the high standards of the US' armed forces and your points regarding...  Cool Logic   Oct-09-11 10:07 AM   #26 
                 - China's actions and policies do not support your view  hack89   Oct-09-11 12:20 PM   #28 
                    - I share many of the concerns that you cited...,  Cool Logic   Oct-10-11 02:01 PM   #32 

Home » Discuss » Latest Breaking News Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC