The German military is looking for new recruits. It has set up intro camps to provide insights into the soldiers‘ daily routine, while aiming to allay fears and generate interest in a career with the armed forces.
Originally, 19-year-old Leia had wanted to study music, but her grades weren’t good enough. Her search for an alternative led her to the German armed forces, which run intro courses aiming to attract young people to a career in the military. Leia took part in one such course with the 21st armored brigade in North-Rhine Westphalia. Among other things, she realized that joining up might involve dangerous foreign missions. A Report by Udo Bauer.
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