|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, 2014See also: Manpower fit for military service map
Syria's embattled president admits manpower shortage
The Miami Herald - 7/27/2015 12:05:51 AM
In his first public address in a year, embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad vowed Sunday to win his country's long-running civil war while acknowledging his troops had lost territory to rebel forces and were running short on manpower. Assad's speech ...
Sea Slaves’: Forced Labor for Cheap Fish
New York Times - 7/27/2015 7:29:40 AM
While United Nations pacts and various human rights protections prohibit forced labor, the Thai military and law enforcement ... for getting free passage to another country — is common in the developing world, especially in construction, agriculture ...
Manpower agencies in Nepal resume work
MENAFN - 7/27/2015 7:51:09 AM
Earlier, the government had fixed Rs70,000 as service charge for workers going to the Gulf and Rs80,000 for those going to Malaysia. There are more than 750 manpower agencies in the country ... one of the world's largest petrochemicals groups, reported ...
Syria sees shortage of troops
NWA Online - 7/27/2015 8:58:33 PM
BEIRUT -- In his first public address in a year, Syrian President Bashar Assad vowed Sunday to win his country's long-running civil war while acknowledging that his troops had lost territory to rebel forces and were running short on manpower. Assad also ...
Syria: President Assad admits army strained by war
BBC - 7/27/2015 3:40:36 AM
The Syrian leader said the army did not have the manpower to defend the entire country, especially as rebel groups were ... At least 70,000 men have avoided military service, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. More than 80,000 soldiers ...
Assad: Army strained by five-year war
Independent Online - 7/27/2015 10:28:38 AM
Beirut - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday the army had been forced to give up areas in order to hold onto more important ones in its fight with insurgents, and the scale of the war meant the military faced a manpower shortage. In a ...
LuLu Group snaps up London’s Great Scotland Yard for $170m
Arabian Business - 7/26/2015 2:11:43 PM
It was the original Scotland Yard Police Station headquarters that was later used as a recruitment centre for the British Army – where Lord Kitchener famously told World War One recruits, “Your Country Needs You”. Under the deal, LuLu Group will ...
Lulu Group in deal to build hotel in Great Scotland Yard
The Peninsula - 7/27/2015 8:55:34 AM
Construction on site is now 30 per cent complete with the interior fit out scheduled ... the British Army Recruitment Office and Royal Military Police headquarters. It is here that Lord Kitchener famously told WWI recruits “Your Country Needs You”.
Jail break: Former Great Scotland Yard HQ set to be transformed into luxury hotel with rooms costing £10,000 a night
Daily Mail - 7/27/2015 10:00:00 AM
The Great Scotland Yard Hotel will be a brand synonymous with exceptional service and refined ... as the British Army Recruitment Office and Royal Military Police headquarters. Lord Kitchener famously told WWI recruits 'Your Country Needs You' outside ...
Bringing Veterans into the Rowing Community
row2k - 7/27/2015 10:14:19 AM
The sport is a perfect fit for the military population ... expanded throughout the country. That growth is slated to continue, as USRowing has joined in the mission of providing access to rowing to the nation's returning service members.
Moving The Country Forward -- Dartmouth College Elects to Become a Model for Civic Engagement via The Franklin Project
The Huffington Post - 7/23/2015 4:49:46 AM
Those who serve in the military account for 1% of the population ... working together in common to create America's future. Of course, many countries throughout the world have such programs of national service, a year during which one serves one's country ...
Vision for a new VFW: The story of Denver's Post 1
Military Times - 7/27/2015 7:32:39 PM
Formed in 1899, predating even the VFW itself, Post 1 is the oldest regular gathering of combat veterans in the country ... VFW after leaving the military in 2008. Struggling with post-traumatic stress and seeking a good career fit, Bean says the ...
Former London police HQ to be 5-star hotel
Hotel News Now - 7/27/2015 2:53:29 PM
Construction on site is now 30% complete with the interior fit out scheduled ... as the British Army Recruitment Office and Royal Military Police headquarters. It is here that Lord Kitchener famously told WWI recruits "Your Country Needs You".
Funeral Held for Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan
News Channel 9 - 7/27/2015 1:46:04 AM
Sullivan was one of five U.S. service members killed in a shooting attack on two military facilities in Chattanooga ... told 22News that the church can fit about 600 people. Congressman Richard Neal (D-Springfield) and U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D ...
A Terrorism Expert's Secret Relationship with the FBI
firstlook.org - 7/27/2015 3:22:07 PM
the U.S. government has paid Kohlmann and his company at least $1.4 million for testifying in trials around the country, assisting with FBI investigations and consulting with agencies ranging from the Defense Department to the Internal Revenue Service.