|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
Why full-time NS can’t be shortened
Today Online - 6/17/2013 8:12:32 PM
Others assume NS should be shorter because the advanced military technology that the SAF actively seeks is ostensibly a force multiplier that should reduce the amount of manpower ... service in the SAF, is made up of full-time NSmen (NSFs). Few countries ...
National service for all
The Jerusalem Post - 6/17/2013 7:43:54 PM
The focus on military service as the only way in which to serve a country which had just been established and whose future was still not assured, is no longer the same. The army has moved from being an organization based on manpower to one which is ...
Army hands redundancy notices to 4,480 soldiers as it launches campaign for 10,000 new recruits
Daily Mail - 6/18/2013 10:45:51 AM
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond yesterday insisted there will be no further reductions in manpower in the next round of spending cuts for 2015-16. The latest tranche of 4,480 job cuts was lower than the 5,300 soldiers expected, as Mr Hammond sought to ...
SS501's Heo Young Saeng to enlist in military in november
examiner.com - 5/30/2013 3:47:33 PM
Heo Young Saeng went to the Office of Military Manpower Administration for a physial and was deemed fit for active duty. He does not want to delay his military service any longer ... and plans on serving his country," a representative for ...
Navy Boss Urges Graduating Recruits To Ensure Selfless Service
channelstv.com - 6/15/2013 4:04:22 PM
Ezeoba, who made the commendation at the combined passing out parade of the 69 Army regular recruits and batch 22 of Nigerian Navy trainees at the depot, gave assurance that, within the available ... challenges in the country, the Chief of ...
Neutral Austria to vote on military service
euronews - 1/20/2013 8:27:35 AM
One of a few European countries ... service. The state may need to create new jobs if voters opt for a fulltime military. Many conscripts avoid national service by doing nine months’ community work instead. Any change would lead to a shortage of manpower ...
MoD whistleblower attacks lavish perks of military top brass living in luxury flats
Daily Mail - 6/16/2013 12:11:08 AM
Britain’s military top brass should sacrifice their ‘lavish lifestyles’ and move into council flats, a former government economist has said. In an attack on the ‘grotesque’ culture of grace-and-favour privileges enjoyed by senior officers ...
It may be a few more years before women take up elite combat roles
WDIV 4 - 6/18/2013 8:32:49 PM
"FIRST AT 4," ON TOP OF STORIES MAKING HEADLINES ACROSS AMERICA THIS TUESDAY. WOMEN IN THE MILITARY ARE WAITING TO FIND OUT IF THEY'LL SOON BE JOINING MEN ON THE FRONT LINES IN WAR. PAULA TUTMAN IS LIVE IN WARREN AT THE U.S. ARMY BASE.
Mandatory Military Service — A Boon or Irrational Decision?
The Jakarta Globe - 6/10/2013 6:44:47 AM
National mandatory military service will only give a positive impact to our country ... world and protect the common people against all these. It must be strictly noted that mandatory military service should be filled with community service, appropriate ...
Business, military signal strong support for public preschool, but Republican lawmakers unswayed
edsource.org - 6/17/2013 7:05:07 AM
Even several Republican governors from states like Georgia, Indiana and Oklahoma have championed public preschool in their own states ... convincing to the business leaders of Los Angeles County, said David Rattray, the senior vice president ...
“The Army Doesn’t Need Them”
blogs.timesofisrael.com - 6/16/2013 9:43:47 AM
To date, he’s managed to fit in getting three degrees, launch a democratic school, hold eight proper jobs, completed over eighty consulting assignments, and worked in 61 countries, and fourteen of the world ... the hook of military service is ...
Bridging the Civil-Military Divide
worldpolicy.org - 6/14/2013 3:01:08 PM
While the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have largely been isolated to the countries or ... nations from the military forces they provided to the efforts. While Americans have proven to be empathetic towards their service men and women, the ...
Hungry Howie's Pizza Listed in Best for Vets: Franchises
EIN News - 6/4/2013 8:13:38 PM
"It's our way of thanking members of the armed forces for their service to our country," said Jennifer M. Jackson, development director for Hungry Howie's Pizza. "Military veterans are a good fit for the ... such as CNN, World Bank, EU, ExxonMobil, Daimler ...
PARIS: Russia's United Aircraft brings a focus to country's diverse aerospace industry
Flight Global.com - 6/16/2013 8:25:03 AM
With a few exceptions, the country's civil aircraft output dwindled to a handful ... will enter operational testing in 2014 and service two years later. The aircraft has been launched on the back of commitments from Russia and India but has "good export ...
Make NS meaningful for every recruit
Straits Times - 5/29/2013 4:57:20 AM
After completing basic military training (BMT) back in 2004, two platoon mates and I found to our dismay that we were being dispatched to be trained as logistics supervisors. We were medically fit and while ... but it was a world of excitement after ...