Compromising Positions: The Erosion of Trust in the American Military - an exposé on the US military by S.A. Wilson

Free on Kindle May 5-6

The Military as Boss:

How'd you like it if your boss dictated where you could go hang out after your work day ends? What clothes you can wear when you're off the clock? Who you could be friends with? Who you could date? Even who you could marry? What if they broke almost every promise they made to you? And if, on top of all that, they treated you like a cheat and a liar – all the time?

Most people wouldn't want to work in a place like that.  However, if this type of work environment appeals to you, then say hello to the U.S. armed forces…  Yes, the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines are very controlled environments in a number of areas, including interpersonal relationships.  So sorry, you really don't get to choose your own friends, where you can hang out or even who you can spend the rest of your life with.  In addition, because they don't trust you, you'll also have to jump through a lot of embarrassing and humiliating hoops on a regular basis.  And all of that is while you're working for them; after they're done with you, the treatment gets really bad...