Monthly Archives: June 2008

Deceptive recruiting methods damage the military

OUR OPINION Deceptive recruiting methods damage the military THE ISSUE A Navy recruiter has been accused of making false promises to enlist Misleading young men and women in order to sign them up for military service makes no sense for anyone involved, including the tricky recruiter. When enlistees discover they have been deceived, they aren’t… Read more »

Teens say recruiter duped them

June 17, 2008 Teens say recruiter duped them Grads claim they were told they could go to college before serving Advertiser Staff and News Services The Navy said it is investigating a Honolulu-based recruiter after two Kapolei High School graduates said they were scammed into joining the service. Cory Miyasato and Joseph Mauga Jr. said… Read more »

Deception lures Kapolei students to join Navy

Navy recruiter’s false promises allegedly snare Kapolei students Petty Officer 1st Class Jimmy Pecadeso’s tactics have drawn previous complaints By Susan Essoyan sessoyan@starbulletin.com Enlist in the Navy now, the recruiter told Cory Miyasato and Joseph Mauga Jr., and get a free, four-year college education before going off to sea. JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARBULLETIN.COM Joseph Mauga… Read more »