He entisted as a Navy Seal?
He has not shipped off yet!
The recruiter and head recruiter are saying he has no choice and the letter was not a good enough reason for him not to go? They are saying he doesn't have to do special forces but if he doesn't go they will forlorn (I have no idea if that's even the proper term) his application to grad school...? Are you sure none of this is true? They can't legally do anything to make his life more difficult? Even if sworn in twice and signed all the contracts? He's still not legally binded to anything?
So what should he do or say? Just ignore the recruiter and refuse to go? They are making up all the things about him not being able to go to grad school... etc?
They are also telling him if he joins he doesn't have to do special forces he can do engineering or something else because he scored very high on the ASVAB. But still, he doesn't have to go - he can go on with his life and it will not be impacted by this?
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