Conscripts

Some articles on conscripts:

Finnish Marine Commandos - Selection
... Initially, a large number of conscripts are selected for training at KustJK (the coastal jaeger company, Swedish Kustjägarkompaniet) in Dragsvik on the basis of the physical ... number of jaegers trained varies, but usually about 30-50% of the conscripts at KJK go through commando training of which approximately 40% are NCOs or officer ... The rest of KJK conscripts are trained for support roles such as cooks, medics, drivers, easier combat tasks or sent to another unit ...
Dedovshchina
... informal system of subjection of new junior conscripts, formerly to the Soviet Armed Forces and today to the Russian armed forces, Internal Troops, and (to a much lesser extent) FSB border guards, as well ... Conscripts with "seniority" exploit their juniors to provide themselves with a more comfortable existence, and the violent aspects arise when juniors refuse to "follow traditions" ...
Armenian Volunteer Units - Russian Army
... and before the commencement of the Caucasus Campaign the majority of Armenian conscripts were transferred to the German front ... Armenian conscripts that were transferred to other fronts replaced with Russian Caucasus Army ... Armenian conscripts during the initial years of the war helped to establish the European theatre of World War I ...
Saluting Trap
... A saluting trap was a form of officer harassment practiced by conscripts in the British Army during and after World War II ... Conscripts were required to salute any officer they met, and the officer was required to return the salute ... To harass the officer, the conscripts would gather in a group, the larger the better, and wait out of sight for an officer ...
Conscription In Greece - Attitude Towards Conscription and Conscripts (draftees)
... There have also been incidents of conscripts being used for jobs outside their normal mandate, such as fighting forest fires (without protective equipment) ... The average age of draftees is higher than in the past, where conscripts tended to be 18–20 years old ... Nowadays, conscripts are commonly in their mid-twenties, and many have university-level education prior to conscription ...