|Rank||Country||Manpower fit for military service|
|25||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||10,168,258|
|68||United Arab Emirates||2,229,366|
|106||Papua New Guinea||1,130,951|
|116||Bosnia and Herzegovina||968,242|
|132||Central African Republic||655,875|
|138||Congo, Republic of the||577,944|
|153||Trinidad and Tobago||269,824|
|185||Sao Tome and Principe||27,310|
|186||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||22,875|
|188||Micronesia, Federated States of||22,008|
|195||Antigua and Barbuda||17,676|
|198||Isle of Man||15,206|
|203||Turks and Caicos Islands||11,842|
|205||Saint Kitts and Nevis||10,742|
|208||Northern Mariana Islands||8,793|
|211||British Virgin Islands||6,057|
|216||Wallis and Futuna||3,376|
|224||Saint Pierre and Miquelon||1,064|
Definition: This entry gives the number of males and females falling in the military age range for the country and who are not otherwise disqualified for health reasons; accounts for the health situation in the country and provides a more realistic estimate of the actual number fit to serve.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Manpower fit for military service map
No longer just a job for the boys: Norway extends compulsory military service to ALL medically fit women aged between 19 and 44
Daily Mail - 10/17/2014 10:56:27 AM
All medically fit women aged between 19 and 44 years will be obliged to complete at least 19 months of military service. During wartime women ... previously acknowledged that the Scandinavian country has the fourth highest proportion of female workers ...
Guard honors local radio stations for recruitment help
The Van Wert Independent - 10/24/2014 7:42:02 AM
With more and more responsibilities placed on the Ohio National Guard and other military reserve units, including service in combat areas around the world, recruitment efforts ... to the very foundation of our country: Citizen soldiers trained and ready ...
ACLU conference examines U.S. military’s transgender ban
Nuvo - 10/22/2014 11:57:56 PM
Few service members from the U.S. did. While the military’s “Don’t Ask ... Yet “every qualified American who wants to serve our country should have an opportunity if they fit the qualifications and can do it.”
Volunteers in green: Has the army gone soft?
The Straits Times - 10/24/2014 9:53:52 PM
Full-time National Service ... at bolstering manpower. While it is true that SAF volunteers are being taught the art of war, SAF volunteers are not likely to be caught in the heat of battle. This is unlike their counterparts in other military volunteer ...
Army Says Only 30% of Americans Could Join
Military.com - 10/24/2014 6:47:45 PM
Influenced by budget cuts and the drawdown of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, along with a still sluggish economy, the Army has been able to tighten requirements while still meeting its manpower ... signal that service to country in the military is ...
Fighting simultaneously in Iraq and Afghanistan created "perfect storm" for British Armed Forces
Daily Telegraph - 10/22/2014 10:24:52 PM
The British military was led into a “perfect storm” by trying ... The admissions come as British forces prepare to withdraw almost all service personnel from the country by the end of the year, after a thirteen year presence in the country.
Is the Blackwater Verdict the Beginning of the End for Private Military Contractors?
VICE - 10/24/2014 5:00:23 PM
Private military ... military service, as countries like South Korea and Israel have done. The Pentagon has to rely on voluntary recruits, and that's a tricky business—especially when many in the pool of potential soldiers aren't physically fit enough ...
UPDATE: Hamilton military funeral planned for Nathan Cirillo
Hamilton Spectator - 10/23/2014 8:07:41 PM
Nathan Cirillo will have a full military funeral ... old single father, fitness buff, animal lover and fun-loving man. "Cpl. Cirillo symbolized what the Argylls are all about . . . spirit, passion, commitment and serving their country," Foxcroft said.
Update military academy nominations: Our view
USA Today - 9/20/2014 11:52:56 PM
In a turbulent world, few things are more important to U.S. national security than the quality of its military officers ... nominations made by members of Congress to the country's four elite service academies, which prepare future officers for the ...
Brigade commander shares lifelong experiences with UT El Paso crowd
United States Army - 10/25/2014 5:17:41 AM
EL PASO, Texas -- A brigade commander shared childhood memories and expressed gratitude to service members, veterans and other military supporters at a University ... Gonzalez has committed 23 years in service to his country where the Soldiers Creed ...
Winning it yourself
jointbasemdl.af.mil - 10/9/2014 5:25:19 PM
10/9/2014 - JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- With leaves turning shades of red and brown here, service men and women from around the world competed inside Griffith Field House and Fitness Center during the 29th Annual International Military Sports ...
The US should include entrepreneurs in its definition of service
Quartz - 10/21/2014 11:27:30 AM
Although Harvard, Yale, and Columbia have recently reinstated ROTC, there are more prevalent non-military service options for students ... I found practicing corporate law to be a poor fit. It wasn’t because I wasn’t helping people or doing something ...
Cyber Security World Conference 2014 to Tackle Cyberterrorism, President Obama’s Biggest Threat
infoline.com.pk - 10/16/2014 1:42:16 PM
Experts there said that the operation was most likely from a Spanish-speaking country and will likely target ... people who would constitute the cyber force.” Each military service will contribute manpower toward a new force of “cyberwarriors ...
World Series rating for opener drops to low
KX News - 10/20/2014 11:53:08 PM
(AP) - A World Series ... members of the military stunned Canadians and raised fears their country was being targeted for reprisals for joining the U.S.-led air campaign against an extremist Islamic... He seemed lost, "did not fit in," had drug problems ...
Golf's Way of Rehabilitating Wounded Warriors
The Huffington Post - 10/9/2014 2:55:00 PM
(The tournament is part of the Institute's Military Service Initiative, which focuses on the needs of post 9-11 veterans.) Standing amidst Texas oaks, with a soft, summer-like breeze blowing across the Las Colinas Country ... a natural fit for soldiers ...