The Militarization of America’s Youth – US Army Experience Center (AEC): Training Kids to Kill

“This is so cool! This is so cool!” a thirteen-year-old boy repeated as he squeezed rounds from a real M-16, picking off “enemy combatants” in a video game while perched atop a real Army Humvee. “I just came to the mall to skateboard but everyone said this was pretty cool. I just had to try it and it’s great!” Continue reading

MSM: Bleak U.S. job market boosts military recruitment

(Reuters) – Aided by a bleak job market, the U.S. military met all of its recruitment goals in the past year for the first time since it became an all-volunteer force in 1973, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. Continue reading

MSM: Canada to train Mexican police in 15 million dollar program

(AFP) – Canada said Sunday that it would increase training by its Mounted Police for Mexican officers as part of a new, 15-million-dollar security program for the Americas. Continue reading

MSM: CIA seeks laid-off bankers in N.Y. recruitment drive

(Reuters) – Laid off from Wall Street? The CIA wants you – as long as you can pass a lie detector test and show that you are motivated by service to your country rather than your wallet. Continue reading

Previous Swine Flu Outbreak Originated At Fort Dix

Mass vaccination program was halted after hundreds contracted debilitating nerve disease Continue reading

MSM: Why Are Army Recruiters Killing Themselves?

Last year alone, the number of recruiters who killed themselves was triple the overall Army rate. Like posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury, recruiter suicides are a hidden cost of the nation’s wars. Continue reading

U.S. Military Will Offer Path to Citizenship

Stretched thin in Afghanistan and Iraq, the American military will begin recruiting skilled immigrants who are living in this country with temporary visas, offering them the chance to become United States citizens in as little as six months. Continue reading