conscription


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compulsory enrollment in military service

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The crucial precedent of the War of 1812 and the attempts to pass a Conscription Bill occupied Ingersoll next.
That's according to the Imperial War Museum, which also said the new rules, introduced on January 27, 1916, under the Military Service Act, came into force in the UK and required every unmarried male between the age of 18 and 41 who was not in a reserved occupation eligible for conscription into the armed forces.
It also suggests the possibility of, if necessary, reintroducing conscription, which was suspended in 2011.
He added that military conscription could exist alongside professional army, according to BNR.
(TAP) - The Defense Ministry has received nearly 50,000 applications for enlistment into the national army since the start of the second phase of the exceptional conscription campaign launched on June 16.
George's dad receives a conscription letter, but still refuses to join up.
The Swedish government is considering reintroducing military conscription to fill a personnel shortfall and a lack of specialized skills across all defense branches.
Records detailing how more than 6000 men in Scotland appealed against conscription have been put online, with Henry Drummond's story highlighted.
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.
Her family has demanded the girl's release, and local activist groups say several other cases of forced conscription, sometimes of female minors, is on the rise in Afrin -- it's much more widespread in the easternmost canton, whose capital is the town of Qamishli.
The majority of the Francophone political elite and the Catholic Church hierarchy were ambivalent, but went along with the war on the understanding that there would be no military conscription. The federal Liberal Party, which formed the Official Opposition and was led by Wilfred Laurier, who had been prime minister from 1896 to 1911, supported the war on the understanding that there would be no military conscription.
In October 2012, he joined the Forum for Drafting the Christian Community, an organization that promotes military conscription for Palestinian Christians in Israel.
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. They can enroll at the registration centre nearest to their houses.
The photo and more like it have been circulating social media in recent weeks as part of a campaign advocating that young Egyptians have a chance to choose whether or not they wish to serve in the military -- a choice they have not had since Muhammad Ali made military conscription mandatory in the early 19th century.