Pat Elder: Quite often, youth groups affiliated with high school JROTC programs are forced to use commercial firing ranges where .22 caliber rifles and larger guns are regularly fired.
Student Testing Program — We’re witnessing the institutionalization of a direct informational pipeline to the Military Entrance Processing Command.
Pat Elder: Historical evidence, statements by military leaders of the era show JROTC version of Hiroshima is misleading.
There was no overall strategy in the shift, according to two recruiting insiders, except that a strident, jingoistic tone was adopted in communications from the command to recruiters.
Killing is fun — and life is cheap at the Army Experience Center at the Franklin Mills Mall in suburban Philadelphia. “This is so cool!” This is so cool!” The enthralled 13 year-old kept repeating as he squeezed rounds from his M-16, picking off “enemy combatants” while perched on a real Army Humvee. We’re in […]