In the annals of Bad Ideas, this particular military reform is one of the worst--but the Empire's war machine needs more fodder:
Once again America's natal Mars (males; the military, police officers; warriors, weaponry), which turned retrograde by progression in 2006, expresses himself rather wimpily in the realms of the inept, its energies and motivations perverted, misdirected, and weakened. Meanwhile in the Zodiac, Mr. Trump's natal Jupiter @17Lib27 Station Direct receives US SP Mars Rx dashing hopes for modest plans, or at best, delay or plans placed under review.
US employment numbers are up so it seems that this is the idea the Pentagon came up with for gaining higher recruitment levels.
Is someone in power revealing that they're eugenics-minded?