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Resource ID: #14711
Subject: Military
Source: Z Magazine
Date: February, 1997


Since the advent of the all-volunteer military in 1973, the enlisted ranks have been a place for young people with limited prospects; those looking to escape bad neighborhoods, bad families, and bad job markets. The military is beset by a variety of destructive behaviors in the enlisted ranks, including assault, alcohol and drug abuse, suicide, psychiatric problems, and racial hostility.

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