"Bush doesn't know what the hell he's doing, getting us involved in all these
damn wars, states John Prast. John is a Navy officer who is stationed in San
Diego, California. The military draft is wrong because it forces citizens to enlist
in the Armed Forces during war time. The draft should be eliminated and only people
who want to be enlisted should sign up for it. It is not the citizen's fault when Congress
and the President spread the army thin and need more soldiers. War should be fought by
soldiers who willingly enlist themselves in the army. It should not be fought by people
who are forced into a military draft. This only creates conflict within the soldier core
because this will create two categories of soldiers; those who want to fight and those who
only fight because they were drafted.
The draft is a reoccurring issue that has taken center stage in American policy
since the 1700's.
The draft can be added to the long line of issues that has baffled
American society. John states, "The military existence in other countries is making the
number of volunteer soldiers dwindle and the call for the draft to be even more
foreseeable in the future. When draftees are quickly rushed into war without the proper
training, they are more likely to cause harm to themselves and others." It is very
important to look at history and learn from mistakes to make better decisions in the future.
The U.S. has military presence in many countries in the world. There are soldiers
that are stationed all over the globe. There are millions of soldiers who
are serving active duty as we speak. President George Bush did not have a valid reason
for invading Iraq. He said that there was evidence that...