Originally Posted by Rev
Dude, it happens pretty often with the National Guard down here. Judges give young men the "serve or serve" choice pretty regular in Washington Parish.
Well, the National Guard is kind of a different animal from the Regular Army. Usually guys with criminal records have a lot of trouble enlisting in the active duty military. That's not saying that it doesn't happen, but they usually have to receive some kind of waiver to be let in.