The Selective Service cannot force any Draft Board member to vote "Yea"
to send a young man into Military Service. That would run counter to
their entire reason for existence.
In fact, the Selective Service Commanders go out of their way in
Training Sessions to emphasize this. In fact, if anything they seem to
be biased in favor of more exemptions. Ironically, the Board members
themselves seem to be more in favor of not granting exemptions.
As for "padding one's resume" Bill is correct here. If you wish to pad
your Military resume, by all means JOIN THE MILITARY!
If, on the other hand, if you wish to "pad" your elected/appointed
official resume, join the Draft Board. Or, join the Soil & Water
Board. Or join the local Zoning Board. Or, join your Neighborhood
IMHO, anything at all that shows community involvement on a campaign
brochure puts you 100 times ahead of candidates lacking such