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Adverse health effects of recruiting child soldiers
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    Junior soldiers

    I spend 2 years training junior soldiers. I have to say it was the most rewarding job I had in the army, taking 16 year olds from all parts of Scotland we turned these youths in to proud, responsible, enthusiastic young men. These men and their families would be the first to support the system ! Many of them went on to senior positions in their regiments.
    It is madness to deprive young people of these opportunities based on politically motivated medical mumbo jumbo. With the current youth/knife crime crisis most intelligent folk say kids need some form of structure and opportunity in their lives.

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