Persuasive Speech On Why Not Join The Military

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I. Attention Getter – Do not join the military, go to college if you can! II. Motivation for Listening – A major controversy in today’s society is there any value for a high school graduate to continue his or her higher education or should they join the armed forces. III. Establish Credibility – According to the article joining the military to pay for college carries serious risks, “It seems it is not just this writer’s humble opinion, but rather a general consensus that joining the military for the sole purpose of GI Bill benefits is something strictly advised against” (Anderson). “About 60 percent more college grads joined the Navy last year than in 2007” (Tomsic). IV. Thesis Statement: After High School continuing your education is the way to go. V. Preview of Speech (Main…show more content…
Today I will talk about going to college right after high school is a much better option than joining the armed forces. 2. I will also explain why so many people think college is a waste of time and money, and the advantages of joining the military. 3. Finally I will give examples, sight articles and statistics that will persuade you that getting a college degree is important and no time is better to start than right after high school Transition to the body of speech: Most young men and women who graduate college with a degree in their chosen profession will only be 21 years old. Establish the Problem A. When a young man or women graduates from high school, a major life changing decision about their future is needed. What Now? Go to college, Join the Armed Services, enter the Work Force, or go to a Technical school to learn a trade. My speech today will be to persuade you ladies and gentlemen in the audience that their best option is to continue their education for the next four years and get a college degree. My focus will be the pros and cons of higher education or joining the Military. We are all aware from conversations

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