With a few exceptions, most men under the age of 40 will be drafted for the coming war. There exists a subset of the population that will not be drafted as their occupation, or formal education, will allow them to enter into reserved occupations; those holding graduate degrees in a STEM field will not be permitted to serve in the military [link to en.wikipedia.org (secure)
] . So, if you chose to slack off and major in liberal arts in college, you can write to the rest of us while bullets are whizzing by your hooch.
Now, if you are a current student and hope to delay service until you finish your degree, you're shit out of luck buddy: "...college senior may postpone his [their] induction for the remainder of the academic year. Freshmen, sophomores and juniors may postpone their induction until the end of the semester
" [link to people.howstuffworks.com
Are you thinking of pretending to be a faggot? Well, that won't work either. Homosexuality will also no longer disqualify one from military service due to Obama having repealed "Don't ask, don't tell" [link to www.nytimes.com (secure)
Now you may be thinking to yourself: "Yeah, yeah, yeah, what's your fucking point you morAn?"
Given recent events, Obama's own words, and an executive order, its looking like the U.S. will reinstate the draft.Recent events:
[link to www.godlikeproductions.com
] Obama's own words:"There was that sense of sacred obligation that, frankly, we have lost during these last two wars," Obama said. "I want to restore that."
"But it's also important that a president speaks to military service as an
OBLIGATION not just of some, but of many. You know, I traveled, obviously, a lot over the last 19 months. And if you go to small towns, throughout the Midwest or the Southwest or the South, every town has tons of young people who are serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. That's not always the case in other parts of the country, in more urban centers. And I think it's important for the president to say, this is an important obligation. If we are going into war, then ALL of us go, not just SOME.
[link to rense.com
] Executive Order -- National Defense Resources Preparedness
[link to www.whitehouse.gov
] Lawmakers calling for the draft to be reinstated (23/9/2012)
[link to www.huffingtonpost.com
Ready or not, it's coming and it looks there is nothing you can do about it.