Returning to Jerry Paoli’s artwork, this is a collection of his pieces regarding the trials and tribulations of Navy Recruiting…
So, you've graduated high school, and now you're ready to tackle the world! And what better way to do so than with a few years in the Swashbuckling Navy!
Some recruiters like to accentuate the dangers and adventures in being a Crackerjack Warrior even emphasizing the risks and harsh conditions that swashbuckling sailors endure! Are you badass enough to take it?!? Do you want to be?!?
Other recruiters tend to depict the seafarers life as far more glamourous than real life! These recruiters tend to downplay the danger of violent death!! Of course, everyone is already aware of that part of the military… that’s the point!!!
The recruiter, who is completely trustworthy and would never mislead you, explained the whole thing to you! You ship out for Basic, get some cushy job that’s out of this world and you’ll get stationed in Hawaii surrounded by Island Girls drinking Cocktails on the Beach!!!
I went to the Navy’s Enlisted Recruiting Orientation course in Pensacola, Florida in 1999! The instructor told us that statistically speaking, women make the best recruiters… especially if they’re good looking!!!
Recruiters are salesmen! And a good salesman has got to know how to close the deal!! Are you ready to join the Navy today?!?
Sometimes recruiters will go to the extreme to make that magic numbers… that means they’ll do just about anything to make goal!! It’s a numbers game!!!
Walk-ins are the worst! Sufficiently disturbed enough you don’t have to sell them, because they’re running from the law, have an incurable disease or they owe thousands in child support for the ten kids they’ve made with Miss Baby-Momma!!!
The ‘Buddy Program’ can be the recruiters Best Friend or Worst Enemy… but some things just simply don’t work out!!!