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Star Army Recruiting

Star Army Recruiting is a daughter organization to Star Army Personnel Command that is responsible for finding and enlisting people to fight for the Yamatai Star Empire.

The Star Army of Yamatai gets its soldiers from two sources: it produces soldiers and it recruits citizens as volunteers.

Do you have what it takes to be a soldier in the galaxy's greatest military?

Star Army Cap, Type 32

Why Join?

There are many great reasons to join the Star Army of Yamatai.

  1. Protect your home, the Yamatai Star Empire, from its enemies!
  2. The Star Army offers a stable career with pay and benefits, free food, and accommodations.
  3. Opportunity to see and travel the universe.
  4. Quality education and skill training puts you in a better position to get a civilian job.
  5. Become part of a respected community of veterans.

The Recruiting Process

The flow of the recruiting process goes like this:

  1. Visit a recruiting center and get examined.
  2. Sign the Star Army Enlistment Contract and recite the oath.
  3. Attend training (See: Star Army Training Methods and Times).
  4. Get assigned to a unit, ship or base. See Star Army of Yamatai

Accepted Species

The Star Army of Yamatai is currently accepting applicants of the following species:

  1. Elysian (all types)
  2. Synths (certain types only)

Other species, Anthros, and random aliens may be accepted on a case-by-case basis, with the requirements of:

  1. Humanoid overall body shape and size
  2. Hands capable of proficiently using standard Star Army weapons and equipment
  3. Human-equivalent intelligence or higher

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria. They must:

  1. Be a citizen or permanent immigrant of the Yamatai Star Empire.
  2. Be an adult
    1. Age of adulthood may vary by species. For most species, including humans, this is 21 Yamataian Calendar years1)2).
    2. Synthetic species such as Nekovalkyrja that are produced both mentally and physically as full adults may join immediately.
  3. Be in good physical and mental condition (a medical exam is required).
  4. Speak Yamataigo (邪馬台語) and/or Trade (language) proficiently

Disqualifying Factors

The Star Army does not recruit persons who are:

  1. currently employed by a foreign government or military.
  2. not fit for military service
    1. Physical disabilities3)
    2. Mental illness
    3. Behavioral issues
    4. Substance abuse or addiction (including nicotine addiction)
    5. Speech/communitation issues like stuttering
  3. involved in crime:
    1. Pending or current charges or trial (courts may not use Star Army service as a sentence/punishment)
    2. Criminal history in the last 10 years, or particularly severe crimes
    3. Gang members
  4. a member of a radical political or religious group in the last 10 years:
    1. Nairan
  5. likely to misuse their training when they leave the Star Army.
    1. low loyalty to Yamatai
    2. low morality and ethics
  6. financially questionable
    1. history of failing to meet obligations
    2. Severe debt that the applicant cannot or won't pay off
    3. Unexplained or excessive affluence

Term of Commitment

Nekovalkyrja, when they are born, are signed up automatically by the Star Army for three years of service. Non-Neko citizens of the Empire can also have tours of duty as short as three years. See: Star Army Enlistment Contract.

Recruiting Centers

OOC Notes

Wes wrote this page.

18.1 Earth years
Previously this was 20 (17 1/4 Earth years) and people could join and train as long as they would be adults by the time they served, but it changed in 4月 YE 41/May 2019 to reduce confusion over the requirement
A waiver is available for cyborgs whose cybernetic parts are adequate substitutes for their missing body parts

stararmy/recruiting.txt · Last modified: 2021/04/06 11:53 by wes