Vietnam Military service age and obligation

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Military service age and obligation:

18-27 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service (females eligible for conscription, but in practice only males are drafted); conscription typically takes place twice annually and service obligation is 2 years (Army, Air Defense) and 3 years (Navy and Air Force) (2019)

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 Friday, November 27, 2020

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