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Germany’s last military conscripts report for duty

Germany’s last military conscripts report for duty

Some 12,150 young Germans reported for compulsory military service on Monday, the last contingent to do so after the government suspended conscription, a defence ministry spokesman said. From March onwards, only volunteers will be accepted for military service. The government […]


Germany to Suspend Compulsory Military Service

Germany to Suspend Compulsory Military Service

Leaders of Germany‚Äôs ruling coalition have agreed to suspend military conscription as of July 2011. The decision marks a profound change for Germany, where compulsory service was re-introduced 50 years ago. Senior officials in Germany’s coalition government have agreed to […]


End of German Conscription Would Create Need for Volunteer Troops

End of German Conscription Would Create Need for Volunteer Troops

The German defense minister has revealed more ideas for restructuring the military. In addition to ending conscription, he hopes the chance to try out a military career will make voluntary service more attractive. German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg has […]


 
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