you go in as a youth officer in schools and inform about the soldier's profession and the everyday life in the Bundeswehr. How does your work with students specifically?
We, as the youth officers of the teachers on request to the respective schools and to keep the security, political lectures.
What it's about?
The topics are very diverse. Focus of the mission and tasks of the Bundeswehr, foreign deployments of the German security and defence policy and Germany's involvement in International organizations. In our lectures, we adhere to the requirements of the bag Bacher consensus.
What is this, the bag Bacher, "consensus" means?
We do not force students to our opinion, we face the critical questions and allow the students to get a word in.
Where do you draw the line between Information and advertising?
There is a clear separation between the youth officers and career advisers. The youth officers it is forbidden to make advertising for the soldier's profession. We explain no career prospects, salaries or the like. In the case of relevant Demands, we refer basically to the career advisors of the Bundeswehr.
What questions the students ask you most often?
most of The questions come to the foreign missions and issues in the media.
How do you deal with the questions?
We will answer the students ' questions are always open and honest. In answering, we are not bound to requirements of the Federal Ministry of defense. We can also refer to a critical stance. We draw a realistic image, without talking things beautifully.
How often it comes in the talks to the schools in order to combat or the death?
This is quite. We point to the dangers of the profession, we don't hide the subject.
How do you respond to the specific request of students of the Bundeswehr to join?
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