Surely this is just as bad as promoting the armed forces in only a positive light.Paul McGarr, a teacher from east London, said only when recruiting materials gave a true picture of war would he welcome them into his school. These would have to say: "Join the Army and we will send you to carry out the imperialist occupation of other people's countries," he said.
I can understand that youngsters are mislead easily, however on the occasions I've spoken to careers officers they have ensured that I am 100% aware what I am getting myself in to and that I know I will deploy on active operations - putting my life at risk.
The ban may even cause the prospect of joining the military to become forbidden fruit, effectively completely reversing the effect that the ban is trying to cause.
All this boils down to is religion! I don't care what anyone else says this is an excuse by the government because we have so many races in school, if we're fighting against a country of their religion they're going to say it's offensive.
The UK governments needs to get a grip, we're the sloppiest and by far the *text deleted**text deleted*test in the world. If this was Russia, you'd dissapear without a trace one night. If the was Australia you'd be told to shut up and get on with it. If it's the UK, they change their law, their rules, their way of life and their ethics and turn the country into a pile of *text deleted**text deleted* for everyone to walk over.
Bring back National service