conscription


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Related to conscription: Conscription Act of 1863
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compulsory enrollment in military service

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Earlier this month, a group of young people in the town of Salkhad, some 30 kms south of the provincial capital, surrounded the local army recruitment office after a young man had been detained there to await conscription.
Bacevich's presentation of post-World War II American history is thorough and informative, but his position on conscription is weakened by hyperbole and incendiary language.
The country's government said in December that it would raise multi-billion dollars for defense procurement through a conscription exemption fee.
Researchers in the US looked at the records of 240,000 men born between 1952 and 1956 who underwent a compulsory conscription assessment for the Swedish military during their late teens.
And while the conscription note doesn't mention that, it's certainly coming at a coincidental time.
Though military service is not mandatory for Palestinian Christians, Israel has in recent years promoted voluntary conscription among them.
Spring military conscription campaign started in Kazakhstan on April 1, press service of the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan reported Tuesday.
Personal trainer Sultan Al Dhaheri told 7DAYS that the programme is giving him an idea of what to expect of the military conscription that awaits him.
Some post pictures of themselves holding signs with slogans such as "forced conscription is slavery" accompanied by the group's logo or "I support the right to conscientious objection to military service".
The National and Reserve Service Authority has called on all the high school graduates for the academic year 2013 - 2014 to register their names for the eligibility for the conscription.
SPEAKING to America's war veterans many of them believe the country's domestic problems could be solved by the return of military conscription.
These are the people, don't forget, who chunter endlessly about how they saved this country at war, forgetting that their "heroism" owed as much to conscription as patriotism.
The Enrollment Act of 1863 completed the transition to federal control of recruitment and national conscription.
Supporters of the status quo say that if conscription goes, it will be tough to attract enough volunteers to keep the size of the army at 55,000 troops.