The Army is not protecting anyone, the Army is now hopelessly gay.How is he being fucked about by professionals? The Army is protecting people by not bringing a group of people together from all over the country and putting them in the same room.
Stop talking shite, I bet you were one of the shitcnuts who did three years and got out before a tour because you're a weasel, and whined the entire time
Give them all their CBRN kit, or whatever it's called nowadays, and a copy of Protect and Survive. Anyone catching the lurgy gets binned, though not before everyone gets to practice the triage thing and say things like"No duff, you're P1".
Recruits are trained in desolate spots so they will be the best protected citizens in the country. If they get the plague they can soldier on - the whole point of Basic is to learn to breathe out of your arrse anyway.
If they die, they are clearly too weak for the Army, it saves time and money if their weakness is exposed sooner rather than later and it demystifies death and promotes resilience for the rest of the intake.