JetsGo From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 3068 posts, RR: 5 Posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 3115 times:
I was wondering how many people are currently in the US Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, and Navy? How many could we gather if there were to be a draft? This thread has no point really other then me just being curious...
Same question goes out to those like Canada, Britain, France, Germany, ect..
Zak From Greenland, joined Sep 2003, 1993 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 3086 times:
i germany due to mandatory military service you are either a soldier or a civil worker on draft, and a full draft would include a buildup of the army towars approximately 2 million soldiers within 2 weeks. material for that is always kept in storage. that concept is still in place from the cold war times, and i think its a good concept for a country to have a core army with some efficiency and then rely on draft to defend the country. after all we dont need a permanently army to project military power to other countries but only to defend ourselves. and that simply not going to happen.