Military service age and obligation: 17-23 years of age for voluntary military service; soldiers cannot be deployed for combat until age 18; the Pakistani Air Force and Pakistani Navy have inducted their first female pilots and sailors; service obligation (Navy) 10-18 years; retirement required after 18-30 years service or age 40-52 (2012)
Definition: This entry gives the required ages for voluntary or conscript military service and the length of service obligation.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of February 21, 2013
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