conscription


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compulsory enrollment in military service

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With hindsight the 'khaki' triumph of 1914 was to become, along with the defeat of the 1917 conscription referendum, one bookend of Labor's Great War experience, marked by two celebrated yet Pyrrhic victories.
The Conscription Office did not explain on what basis that term length was determined.
Despite the discouraging military situation, Canadians were surprised when Prime Minister Robert Borden returned in May 1917 from a trip to Britain and announced that he intended to implement conscription.
They still existed in Nicholas I's reformed system of conscription, and Jews were now included.
Muscat, April 13 (ONA)-- As part of the efforts undertaken by the Royal Gaud of Oman (RGO) alongside with other armed forces, to provide job seekers employment opportunities at the RGO units as recruits, the Command of the Royal Guard of Oman, in direct coordination with Manpower Ministry, which provided the RGO Command with lists of the job seekers, have already started calling citizens and job seekers from the different parts of the Sultanate who are registered with the Manpower Ministry to attend the RGO Command to complete the formalities for their conscription.
Talaaibek Myrzabayev, the chief military conscription officer in the capital, Bishkek, tells The Associated Press the killings happened.
lt;p>Addressing the annual Munich Security Conference on Sunday, President Hamid Karzai said he was considering instituting conscription to build an army big enough to provide security without international help.
The traditional story of northern conscription during the Civil War is a familiar one to scholars and casual readers alike.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel's ruling coalition government -- led by his right-wing Likud party -- should call early elections if it can't resolve its dispute with the ultra-orthodox Jewish (Haredi) community over military conscription, according to a report.
Evidence collected by the military investigation department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation for the Novocherkassk garrison was recognized by the court as sufficient to convict the former therapist of the department of preparation and conscription of citizens for the military service of the Military Commissariat of the Rostov Region in Belaya Kalitva, Belokalitvinsky and Tatsinsky districts, Alexander Vysotskov.
An ever-increasing number of politicians call for universal conscription for men and a smaller number have suggested that women should also be subject to the draft.
The accord and harmony among citizens make military conscription for Saudis unnecessary.
I recently had a conversation with the mother of a college-aged man who, when discussing her son's upcoming conscription period, referred to it as his "military problem.
The Houthis conduct a conscription policy in the areas under their control and do not hesitate to execute those who refuse to join their militia - or the families of defecting conscripts.
With the advent of military conscription in 1916, their worlds are turned upside down.