scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 506
Microeconomics Should the US reinstitute a military draft I do not agree with the reinstitution of a military draft In 1973 the military draft was lifted in the United States and with good reason The United States should not rely on a draft to fill military vacancies but rely on recruitment It is true that the military offers incentives and luxuries that some civilians could not afford otherwise such as food shelter and medical care However they are just that incentives The military is an option and should remain that way Many enlist for different reasons some with economical reasons others with strong political urges but they enlist out of their own desires beliefs and more importantly free will Some see the military as a way of life others see it as the only way to educate themselves in a society where education is valued so highly With rising tuition costs many enlist in the reserves as a guarantee for their degree College is costly and even with the aid of tuition assistance and can leave a graduate drowning in debt These are all choices all college bound 18-25 year olds make and some just do not have the luxury of choosing One way to avoid a lot more wars is to institute the draft Senator Fritz Hollings Thats a statement that reflects gross economic ignorance In terms of incentives it produces the opposite effect Why The draft is used because the wage the military offers isnt high enough to get whats deemed as a sufficient number of people to volunteer Walter E Williams Obviously in comparison to a volunteer military the draft is cheaper in the time of war I say this because the military does not have to pay the high wages as incentive to get volunteers The Defense Department has a lower labor expense and the draft disguises the true cost of war Everyone has
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA