Recruits with bad raps make for better soldiers

WASHINGTON - Soldiers with criminal, bad driving or drug records…

WASHINGTON – Soldiers with criminal, bad driving or drug records need a special waiver to enlist in the Army and oftentimes have a more difficult time controlling their own behavior and face more courts-martial.  A study obtained by the Associated Press also found that these soldiers get promoted faster and re-enlist at a higher rate, despite their bad records.  The study finds that the risk of enlisting soldiers with a bad rap definitely does not outweigh the benefits.  For more details on this, click here and return back to comment.

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