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  •  Thank you Square Know. (7+ / 0-)

     Actually $21 bucks a month was big money to me when I joined.  I even sent a few of dollars to my mother and that help keep her from hunger.   I used the military to get out of poverty.  Much later it served minorities the same way.  When I first went in service – remember we were segregated.   The black service man owes a lot to Hairy Ass Truman.
       I think youre right about the hollow force.  You can't treat people like crap and then expect loyality.  It works for a little while - but    

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