|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
Norway becomes first NATO country to introduce compulsory military service for ALL WOMEN ‘to recruit more talent’
www.thesun.co.uk - 8/25/2016 1:14:17 AM
A study by the Norwegian military ... the world including Israel where national service is compulsory for both sexes. It has been hailed by the country’s military chiefs as a way to recruit a wider range of talents. “It gives me a bigger recruitment ...
Norway introduces compulsory military service for women, bunking them in mixed dorms with men
AsiaOne - 8/25/2016 7:19:21 AM
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S. Korean military pass for Olympic medalists called unfair
The Seattle Times - 8/17/2016 6:34:33 PM
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Norway: Start of compulsory military service for women
johnib.wordpress.com - 8/25/2016 8:45:15 AM
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syriadirect.org - 8/25/2016 1:31:35 PM
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How to make peace? Colombia's historic deal has lessons for Syria
The Guardian - 8/28/2016 11:47:48 AM
So how did Colombia do it – and what can the world learn from ... civilians and forced recruitment of minors, can avoid jail time by confessing their crimes and serving “alternative sentences” such as long-term community service.
Force of the Future Aims to Increase Military's Geographic Diversity
globalsecurity.org - 8/25/2016 8:16:37 AM
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2016 – Defense Secretary Ash Carter has said many times that the majority of enlisted military recruits come from just six states and that he would like to see a more diverse recruitment ... service in many parts of the country."
Air Force Drawdown: Affecting Combat Readiness and the Global War on Terrorism?
inhomelandsecurity.com - 8/30/2016 1:54:17 PM
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Military culture must change to keep the best cyber warriors, Missouri senator says
Lake Expo - 8/29/2016 2:06:48 AM
Military culture must ... “I love serving the country,” said Keeney, 40, of Osage County. Guard units typically train one weekend a month and two weeks in the summer. The cyber team was called up for service during unrest in Ferguson when groups ...
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Post Register - 8/29/2016 4:58:36 AM
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The Hidden Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race
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Local ‘Devil Pups’ youths report on ‘most challenging camp in the country’
St George Utah - 8/19/2016 4:01:52 PM
This isn’t a recruitment ... her service, she said, she wants to be a prosecuting attorney for the military. She said she was definitely motivated by the Devil Pups program. “I came out with a whole different outlook on the world,” she said.