I can’t agree with this more, my lad was a footballer for most of his youth at pro clubs. All the decisions that affected him were based on the personal opinion of someone who generally hadn’t played the game. Marines was so refreshing, it was a standard to live up to and try to exceed, at still a young age he is flourishing and I don’t think he could have picked a better career for his development.A quick google search shows Islam to make up 4.4% of the UK Population, not that I see the relevance particularly.
The Corps doesn't discrimate nor positively discriminate. The lads beliefs will be respected but end of the day he will be judged on his professional and personal standards alone. Just like everyone else. I've worked in a number of industries and the Corps is the closest I've ever seen to true equality.