Currently, only male citizens and immigrants between the ages of 18 and 25 are currently required to sign up for the draft. At this time, there is no active draft and no citizen is required to join the military.
Of course, that could change in a moment if we were attacked by a foreign government.
However, we have a big problem. 71% of 17 to 24-year olds don’t qualify for military service because of obesity, lack a high school diploma or have certain tattoos and ear gauges. Some are taking medications for ADHD.
However, some of these requirements can be waived. We may not be ready to go to war, but we may not know until the troops take to the battlefield, the oceans or the skies.
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