Do 18 yr olds(boys) still have to sign up for the draft?
If they do and don't what will happen?
Asked By: Yogi - 8/20/2007
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The 18 year old boy will have to sign up for the Selective Service... More
Answered By: Star - 8/20/2007
Additional Answers (15)
No they do not have to sign up for the draft. They have to register for selective service.
Answered By: Sweetpea - 8/20/2007
Yes they do (it's called selective service). It is my understanding that they will make you when you try to get a driver's license. So, unless you are planning on walking everywhere, I don't think there is a way around it.
Answered By: Amy B - 8/20/2007
you are required BY LAW to register for the Selective Service when you are 18 y.o. that's so Uncle Sam knows where to find you just in case he gets bored and suspects WMD's somewhere (lol). everyone must register...everyone.
Answered By: BooYa Boo - 8/20/2007
its not exactly the draft. you just enter your name into a database and if the commader in chief ie the president reinstates the draft that is what they go by. its pretty much just letting the gov't know that you are 18 and you can technically be called into service. but with the all volunteer thing holding its own... More
Answered By: laxchik1117 - 8/20/2007
Yes , Its the Selective Service..
Answered By: antiliber - 8/20/2007
No they don't but they do have to register to the Selective Service. Drafts are mandatory.
Answered By: ~Eddie L; HSD-O~ - 8/20/2007
Yes They will find you jail or fines till you do.
Answered By: jmminnc - 8/20/2007
no, there is currently no draft... More
Answered By: qwid_pro_quo - 8/20/2007
Yes, they have to sign up for the draft.
Answered By: beardog4314 - 8/20/2007
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Answered By: deviation - 8/20/2007
Yes & No... More
Answered By: Insane - 8/20/2007
Yes, you sign into the Selective Service (see other answers). FYI There IS still a draft, it never went away. It is simply not being used. The Draft Committee meet every so often to perform a "mock draft" and make sure all the pieces are in place.
Answered By: jim d - 8/20/2007
The last I knew all 18 year old young men have to sign up for Selective Service we no longer have a draft....
Answered By: oma_30701 - 8/20/2007
Almost all male U.S. citizens, and male aliens living in the U.S., who are 18 through 25, are required to register with Selective Service. It's important to know that even though he is registered, a man will not automatically be inducted into the military. In a crisis requiring a draft, men would be called in sequence... More
Answered By: chris s - 8/20/2007
All males in the U.S. must register for the selective service by their 18th birthday. Currently there is no draft, but if one gets enacted, that's who draws the names and numbers. Failure to do so is punishable by fines, jail, or both, along with a bar from government (civil) service, and possible loss of benefits in... More
Answered By: mikosin357 - 8/20/2007
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