Seeing how President Trump ordered US Army recruiters to bring in 80,000 recruits this year, the bar got a bit lower, and the Army changed its views towards recruits with previous cannabis incidents.
The US Army is its main force when it comes to ground attacks and land-based operations in foreign countries, potential Army recruits have been faced with a tough decision last few years as deployment in the first year has become a near certainty.
There are little incentives for new faces to join the Army, and this has reflected in the size of the active duty force available. In 1990 that number was over 2 million, but in 2015 it was barely over 1.3 million.
Here we see the true reasons behind the lack of new recruits — benefits for military personal are simply not as attractive as before, but more importantly, things turn south for many veterans after they’ve done their contract with the Army.
So, with fewer people interested in joining the Army, the recruiters understood …