Really a wonderful thing. Very moving.
If there is a haredi draft, G-d willing, it will be a transformational change in Israel-for the good.
There is no reason why these Jews should not serve. And not everyone needs to be a soldier. What about being a guard at a school, or a government institution? A bodyguard? What about teaching? Intelligence work?
There are many, many roles for haredi individuals to play in the security of the State of Israel and the Jewish people. Torah scholarship strengthens the Jewish people, but must be a partner to actual, physical service in the IDF and the reserves.