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counter recuitment youth

Youth at counter recruitment conference

Youth at Counter Recruitment Conference.

Signing up for the military isn't like taking a job or registering for a camp or school. It is a serious decision that has lifelong consequences. Recruiters are quick to emphasize the good points about being in the military, but there are many downsides. What recruiters say about life in the military at best omits many facts. At worst, recruiters tell out and out lies to sign up recruits.

 

Before you enlist (english)

Before you enlist brochure (color)

EWO resources for teachers and youth

The following resources may be useful to teachers and youth attending the Eyes Wide Open exhibit or when preparing to deal with recruiters.

EWO High School Curriculum

A quick guide to creating a lesson and activities in connection with the Eyes Wide Open and Cost of War exhibits.

Tienes Suficiente Informacion Para Registrarte?

A trifold pamphlet asking questions of potentially unsuspecting youth (in Spanish). Un follleto con preguntas potenciales para reclutas militares.

Do You Know Enough To Enlist (English)

A trifold pamphlet asking questions of potentially unsuspecting youth (in English).

Developing Community Memorials for the Fallen in Iraq

A guide to developing community memorials for the fallen in Iraq.

"As the Iraq war continues, communities are looking for ways to highlight the human cost of this war. Below are some suggestions from groups around the country who have organized local events and memorials. Share with us the outcome of your event to keep the chain for peace going."

Thinking of Enlisting?

Signing up for the military isn't like taking a job or registering for a camp or school. It is a serious decision that has lifelong consequences. Recruiters are quick to emphasize the good points about being in the military, but there are many downsides. What recruiters say about life in the military at best omits many facts. At worst, recruiters tell out and out lies to sign up recruits.

Do You Know Enough to Enlist?

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