Feds are urging Americans to take the plunge into military training and combat, with a growing number of military graduates joining the ranks.
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) authorizes funding to equip the National Guard and Reserve with new weapons, equipment and technology, and the Department of Defense is making it easier for service members to earn their stripes.
The NDAA allows the Defense Department to spend up to $4 billion over the next decade on weapons and equipment that would otherwise be made obsolete.
But some of those weapons and technology are designed to help train the troops to be a combat soldier in combat.
And for those who want to get into the U-S Army or Marine Corps, the NDAA does allow the military to buy a combat helmet and other gear for a veteran’s transition to civilian life.
As we speak, the U.-S Army has been expanding its training to include more women.
They’ve also added more positions that require combat skills.
The Navy is getting its first female combat sailors.
While the Pentagon is rolling out the latest equipment to its troops, the military is also making some changes to its training.
It’s been more difficult to get veterans into the Army or Marines because of the increased pressure they face on time and to meet training requirements.
That’s putting a strain on the military.
So it’s now taking on more of a recruiting role to train recruits.
The Pentagon says it’s recruiting about 300,000 new members in 2019.
And it is increasing the number of soldiers it has trained to 500,000.
But those training changes are not enough to help the military get its best soldiers.
Currently, the number who are deployed to combat zones is about 40 percent of the force.
“We need more than 1,000 more soldiers to meet that need,” Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said during his State of the Union address.
“I want to make sure that we do that and we will.”
The NDA also requires that the military recruit new recruits to be deployed to all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
But that could be a tough sell.
The Defense Department is looking at a plan to open more military academies to the public, but that has yet to get off the ground.
Some advocates have said that could force schools to cut classes, and some military families say that could discourage them from getting their kids into the military at all.
And there are already some concerns about the effect that open enrollment will have on recruitment.
“There are schools that are going to be able to say, ‘This is our recruiting opportunity and we’re going to make it available to everybody, and we know who we are,'” said Adam Levitin, president of the Military Officers Association of America.
Many people still aren’t convinced that a military career is worth the risk.
“It’s not worth the investment in training, and then having to sit there and fight wars that nobody has ever been through, to be on the front lines of a war that nobody else in the world has ever fought,” said former Marine Lance Cpl.
He says he wants to be an officer, but he doesn’t want to have to worry about that when he leaves the military, and he doesn�t want to be put in a position where he has to go to Afghanistan or Iraq.