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Dutch military may have to go “Dutch Treat”

The Dutch military has an unusual recruiting problem — it has too many aspiring soldiers and not enough money.The Dutch Defense Ministry said on Tuesday it will have to postpone bringing in an additional 467 recruits because budgetary constraints mean the government cannot afford to take them on this year as planned…

The Dutch military is one of the country’s more respected institutions, and the all-volunteer force regularly advertises for new soldiers in all branches. Unlike most other armed forces around the world, it is also unionized, which is why ads often promote taking a “job” with the military.

via Popular Dutch military can’t afford new recruits – Yahoo! News.

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August 6, 2010 - Posted by | Dumb Bureaucrats |

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