Die Rekruten

German Military Targets Millennials with Reality Show ‘Die Rekruten’

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The United States military is pretty crafty at recruiting new members, including sometimes subtle tie-ins across a range of media, but they aren’t the only ones relying on non-traditional sign-up methods. Germany, a country which has had to keep military efforts low-key since the end of World War II, isn’t …

Sources: Die Rekruten, Public Radio International

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Underage Soldiers in German Military at Record Highs

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

According to a new report published in Die Welt, the German military recruited a record number of underage soldiers last year. Despite efforts from Germany’s Die Linke (Left Party) to end underage recruitments, the military has come back saying everything is being done in accordance with the law. German law allows for individuals …

Sources: Die Welt, RT

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Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Germany Looks To Clean Up Military Appearance With Stricter Dress Code

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

In America we are used to seeing active members of the military looking their best… clean-shaven, neatly pressed uniforms, etc., and it looks like Germany is wanting to follow suite with some new dress code guidelines set to go in effect February 1.  German soldiers will no longer be permitted …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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