A Journey of Faith, Power and Spiritual Lessons for All Ages to Embrace. The Recruit is a must-read for anyone with a desire to serve God. At the tender age of nineteen, God told David Yanez to trust Him and join the United States Navy. What followed was a faith adventure that lasted through David's entire enlistment and beyond. The Recruit is a vital source of inspiration and information for anyone considering entering the military. David Yanez' true story demonstrates how one can serve God in any endeavor—a secular job, as a homemaker, or though service in the military or ministry.