General Robert E. Lee is discussing:

The U.S. Army is experimenting with new recruiting tactics as it struggles to connect with young people who have other job options in a strong economy with low unemployment.

“They need to do something.”

Start a war somewhere. There's nothing like a good war to get things moving.

“There’s a misconception that you join the Army and they give you a weapon and ship you off to war,” he told the students. “That is not the case.”

Well, if you join the military thinking you're never going to war, that's plain stupid.