3/3/2015: I'm often asked by people,"What are good reasons for not joining the Army/Navy/Air Force/etc.?" Or I'm told the corollary, "My friend/recruiter says the Army/Navy/Air Force/etc. can do ... for me." I recently picked up and reviewed a booklet which Quaker House has in its library. That book is 10 Excellent Reasons Not To Join The Military edited by Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, published in 2006 by The New Press. It looks to still be available for $10 plus some p&h.