Wednesday, December 19, 2007
ATI concerned that "ALERT isn't cool anymore"
Confidential documents obtained from the Advanced Training Institute headquarters show that the leadership is "greatly troubled" about the dwindling numbers of ALERT recruits.
There was a time when the sight of an ALERT troop rappelling from the KnoxvilleWhat measures can IBLP take to "up the coolness" factor?
dome with an American flag inspired awe and patriotism (and strong romantic
feeling among the young ladies). These days ALERT feats hardly raise an
The military bearing, cargo pants and walkie-talkies just don't
seem to inspire the same admiration. We actually saw a group of girls walk by
three ALERT men without looking at them. The novelty is clearly gone.