• @SheeEttin@lemmy.world
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    2110 months ago

    those fired would be replaced by recent veterans and soldiers wounded at the front

    Somehow I’m not sure that they would be the most effective recruiters.

    • @mindlight@lemm.ee
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      4210 months ago

      They’re not trying to sell a bright future like military recruiters in the US. People are forced to do their military service by law and the recruiters are responsible to match the drafted people with the role that fits best.

    • @Notyou@sopuli.xyz
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      10 months ago

      I beg to differ. The applicants talking to recent vets or wounded soldiers know that these people could be their future. It is important to know all the possible outcomes, including possible PSTD, death, or dismemberment. Having recruiters that are too disconnected from the human war cost is a disservice, in my opinion.

      I think I missed my point in there. They would be more effective when those new soldiers are on the frontline fighting, instead of selling a false image of how easy joining would be. That false sell would result in wasted resources training soldiers that wouldn’t be as effective. Sometimes it’s better to have less people in your unit, when the extra bodies (that were lied to) would cause more wasted time and energy. Time and energy that should be focused on war.

    • @gnuhaut@lemmy.ml
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      010 months ago

      I doesn’t matter if the guy serving draft notices was wounded.

      I guess some of the lucky conscripts will try to run away and then it might matter.