Seems crazy that you don't get to choose who to promote. Would it be hard to introduce a system where you can select who to promote?
Give them a stunrod and a pistol instead. Make them earn the right to exist.
extraStrings: - type: en-US strings: STR_DEMOTE: "DEMOTE"
So this'll be another nightly update? Looking at nightlies, its only up to 10th Dec....
You can now demote soldiers in OXCE+.Press and hold left-CTRL... "SACK" button will temporarily change to "DEMOTE" button... each click decreases rank by 1.