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Army recruiting at the Jobcentre

October 26, 2015

The poor side of life

A while ago I voiced my concerns on here about the army recruiting at Ashton Under Lyne Jobcentre. I’m sure that this is common practice at quite a few Jobcentres but no one seems to want to speak about it.

When I first saw this I was very concerned. Not only because they were openly recruiting but the way in which they were doing so.

I and my comrades were approached by claimants walking in and out. The words of one claimant I have never forgotten. He said ” I was approached by a member of the army recruiting team. They said to me that there was nothing here for me, nothing at all going for me. I may as well give up.”

He then went on to say ” you’ve got no choice you’ve got to join the army. It’s the only thing for you to do. You won’t…

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  1. October 27, 2015 12:45 pm

    How can they recruit when the army has cut its numbers of late forcing retirement ??? Leaving soldiers out of a job ????

  2. October 27, 2015 1:06 pm

    Next thing will be national service service being brought back ? Yes it did no harm to those who had to do it some would of said it makes a man of ya ! Different times and era it would not work today ! People do not want or welcome war they are more aware of the pros and cons and would not feel it right take another’s life joining the army is asking you to do this 😪. Trying to coheres the young lads to join the army under duress is not right there left with no option just to make the governments figures look good . It’s as bad when men were tricked to take the queens shilling to join the navy . This type of recruiting needs be stopped .we have heard of the lack of equipment ect and money being put into defence so why are they trying to recruit them ????? Will the government part of Tory cons be sending there offspring to the army ? They should lead by example if they believe the poor fringe have no option , who’s fault is that ? Who’s made a mess of running our country ????
    It seems the poorer people jobless disabled and vulnerable are all fair game to abuse and keep downtrodden no way out of poverty . Unless of course you join the army 😤😤😤😤

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