Enlistment

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ENLISTMENT. The act of making a contract to serve the government in a subordinate capacity, either in the army or navy. The contract so made, is also called an enlistment. See, as to the power of infants to enlist, 4 Binn. 487; 5 Binn. 423; Binn. 255; 1 S. & R. 87; 11 S. & R. 93.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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According to official figures, there are more than 600 thousand young people of draft age in the country, however, about 150 thousand of them have the right to deferment or exemption from military service, are unsuitable for military service, and about 100 thousand are employed outside the country.
"It was an alarming problem since the situation did not improve not even after military service was reduced to 14 months," Angelides said.
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The Ministry of Defence has said Son must do his military service.
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Last week, Defense Secretary Florence Parley said that "military service may not be mandatory."
"I mean every Korean man must complete their military service because it's mandatory.
According to the defence ministry, 2,300 Kuwaitis were supposed, under the new rules, to register for the military service. However, at the end of the two-month grace period for registration, only 1,150 signed up, the head of the military service commission, Ebrahim Salem Al Amiri, said.
The accused issued a paper on behalf of the armed forces, according to records, in which he mentioned that he had completed his military service successfully.
She said that both Estonia and Lithuania had compulsory military service therefore Latvia should consider returning to military conscription for national self-defense purposes.

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