Mexico Military service age and obligation

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Military service age and obligation: 18 years of age for compulsory military service, conscript service obligation is 12 months; 16 years of age with consent for voluntary enlistment; conscripts serve only in the Army; Navy and Air Force service is all voluntary; women are eligible for voluntary military service; cadets enrolled in military schools from the age of 15 are considered members of the armed forces (2012)

Definition: This entry gives the required ages for voluntary or conscript military service and the length of service obligation.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on January 20, 2018

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