The Not-So-Fine Print:
Military — By Joe Carter on December 14, 2004 at 2:17 pm
Duty, Obligation, and the Military Enlistment Contract
The dirty little secret of military recruiters is that, regardless of the length of the initial active duty contract, everyone who joins the military incurs an eight-year obligation under Section 10145 of 10 USC. This fact is buried in the long enlistment contract and certainly not emphasized by recruiters, who are under heavy pressure to meet monthly quotas.
Except for the part about recruiters being under heavy pressure, Joyner couldn ‘