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 Conscription Summary
Having completed the initial part of the service as a conscript, the soldier is placed in the reserve.
Refusing the obligatory military service due to conscientious objection is illegal in Turkey, and punishable with imprisonment by law.
For example, the Argentinian military service was known as la colimba; the word colimba is a composite word made from the initial syllables of the verbs correr (to run), limpiar (to clean) and barrer (to sweep), as it was perceived that all a conscript did during service was running, cleaning and sweeping.
www.bookrags.com /Conscription   (11361 words)

  
 Woodrow Wilson School - Scholars in the Nation's Service Initiative - Welcome
The Scholars in the Nation's Service Initiative is designed to encourage more of the nation's best and brightest students to pursue careers in the U.S. federal government, especially in international relations.
This highly selective scholarship program aims to give exceptional students both the best possible education in public policy and a practical experience in federal government service that will launch enduring careers of public service, with a core of government service.
The Scholars in the Nation's Service Initiative is made possible through the generous financial support of: The Robertson Foundation, Frederick P. Hitz '61, Martha Darling *70, Gilbert Omenn '61, and Tom and Andrea Bernstein '80.
www.wws.princeton.edu /scholars/index.html   (281 words)

  
 Selective-Membrane Platforms
High-selectivity membrane materials are in an initial growth phase of their life cycle, and competition in developing and marketing new separating systems is increasing in intensity -- driven by the increased industry need for purer process stream inputs and product.
A membrane is a thin film that separates two phases and selectively allows one or more components of one phase to pass into the other.
The selectivity is based on the size and chemical nature of the components and the chemical and material properties of the membrane.
www.atp.nist.gov /atp/97wp-seb.htm   (5952 words)

  
 City of Syracuse
The partnership was initiated in response to a challenge, issued by Congressman James T. Walsh (R-Syracuse) in 1999, to revitalize neighborhoods in Syracuse and reclaim the City's vacant buildings that are having the greatest blighting impact.
The Neighborhood Initiative will work to improve the quality of life by demolishing or rehabilitating buildings that attract criminal activity, elevating the aesthetic standards of the community through better property maintenance, and building the capacity of community stakeholders to solve problems.
It included the development of neighborhood priority projects administered by several non-profit agencies, the selective demolition of high-priority vacant structures near these neighborhood priority projects as well as City selective demolition in stable areas, and specific targeting of HUD structures within the City for acquisition and subsequent rehabilitation or demolition.
www.syracuse.ny.us /sni.asp   (1068 words)

  
 Service Quality And Higher Education Do Mix   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In preparation for their service quality improvement projects, each of the university's departments (such as career services and physical plant) attended a just-in-time service quality training session.
Each department selected a process for its quality improvement project based on several criteria: its importance to the customer, the extent to which improving it was within departmental control, how likely the project was to succeed and the time required for it to succeed.
Data, collected by surveys, focus groups and other methods, were used to help select a process and other methods, were used to help select a process, validate an intuitively damaged process or determine the extent to which a process needed repair.
services.valdosta.edu /excellence/service_quality.htm   (3216 words)

  
 Military Academies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This rigorous physical program contributes to the mental and physical fitness that is required for service as an officer in the Army.
The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is unique among the service academies in that we educate the leaders of a humanitarian force.
As a commissioned officer in the Coast Guard, you will be leading a force of men and women who are continually called on to serve their community, country and fellow citizens.
calvert.house.gov /serviceacademykids.asp   (1117 words)

  
 Untitled8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Washington, D.C. — The Selective Services System today released its first-ever state-by-state analysis of registration compliance data, and announced a series of partnership efforts with the U.S. Department of Education and key education organizations to bolster on-time registration.
To reinforce the requirement, Congress has made Selective Service registration a requirement for obtaining a number of federal benefits, including student loans, job training, government jobs, and citizens for male immigrants.
Coronado said that it is in this spirit the agency is reaching out to the U.S. education community to help raise awareness of the registration requirement and to support the agency's new initiative, Selective Service Week-a series of school and community-based awareness activities to be launched in the fall.
www.laprensa-sandiego.org /archieve/may26/draft.htm   (531 words)

  
 Section 9.31, State Emloyment and Selective Service Registration > UTSA Handbook of Operating Procedures > ...
There are few exceptions to the requirement to verify selective service registration.
Any offer of employment to a male candidate 18 years up to the 26th year of age is to be considered conditional until he has provided proof of registration with the Selective Service or exemption from the requirement.
Persons employed before September 1, 1999 and still on the payroll are not required to provide evidence of selective service registration or exemption.
www.utsa.edu /hop/chapter9/9-31.cfm   (878 words)

  
 Texas Straight Talk
To use Selective Service, ostensibly a program designed to enhance our national security, as a means to bolster President Clinton's liberal, failing Americorps is completely ridiculous.
I absolutely do not want my grandsons to be drafted into Americorps' "national volunteer service" and be sent to distribute needles in some drug-infested urban area, or be forced to pick-up trash in the national parks, but that is exactly where this could lead; and what the social liberals want.
The role of government is to protect life and liberty from initiations of force or fraud.
www.house.gov /paul/tst/tst97/tst082597.htm   (744 words)

  
 Conscription - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The duration of the normal military service is six months (as of 2004), while conscientious objectors can apply for civilian service which lasts for eight months.
Over the last decade or so, the duration of military service has been halved and civilian service was introduced together with the streamlining of the professional army.
Conscientious objection of military service is illegal in Turkey and punishable with imprisonment by law.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Compulsory_military_service   (11748 words)

  
 Universal National Service Act of 2003 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HR 163 (Universal National Service Act of 2003, 108th Cong., 1st sess., H.R. 163) was a bill to resume the military draft in the United States, introduced in the 2003 session of the United States House of Representatives.
The bill would have provided that, as early as June 2005, young men and women ages 18–26 could be called to service.
William Hawkins, a columnist for The Washington Times, denies that the bill was ever approved and claims that when Republicans brought it to the floor on October 5, it was for the express purpose of killing it.".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Selective_Service_Initiative   (409 words)

  
 The First Peacetime Draft
It marked the effective end of the isolationist tradition in the United States because for the first time while the country remained officially at peace civilians were drafted into the armed forces to face the possible threat of aggression from abroad.
Emerging from the initiative of civilians, not from the Army or the White House, the conscription campaign resulted in a colorful three-month public debate that engaged the entire population.
Recounts the story of how a most controversial piece of legislation was initiated and driven through Congress by a small group of concerned advocates.
www.kansaspress.ku.edu /clifir.html   (490 words)

  
 Hollings Argues For Return Of Draft
Rangel and Hollings questioned whether the military has enough personnel, noting that the Marine Corps announced this month it would stop all active-duty and reserve personnel from leaving the service for the next year.
Hollings and Rangel said they have just begun meeting with colleagues to discuss their bills to reinstate the draft.
The Selective Service System was reincorporated in 1980 to maintain a registry of 18-year-old men, but callups have not occurred since the Vietnam War.
www.military.com /NewContent/0,13190,FL_draft_012803,00.html   (358 words)

  
 Selective Service System: News and Public Affairs
Washington, D.C. (May 17, 2000) – The Selective Service System today released its first-ever state-by-state analysis of registration compliance data, and announced a series of partnership efforts with the U.S. Department of Education and key education organizations to bolster on-time registration.
To reinforce the requirement, Congress has made Selective Service registration a requirement for obtaining a number of federal benefits, including student loans, job training, government jobs, and citizenship for male immigrants.
Coronado said that it is in this spirit the agency is reaching out to the U.S. education community to help raise awareness of the registration requirement and to support the agency’s new initiative, Selective Service Week – a series of school- and community-based awareness activities to be launched in the fall.
www.sss.gov /PartnershipNewsRelease.htm   (972 words)

  
 We Are Michigan : Your Alternative News & Information Resource
A Marine who service in Iraq earned several medals for serving his country, but he's giving back the War on Terrorism service medal to the White House as a form of protest.
On March 31, the Selective Service System will report to President Bush that it is ready to implement a draft within 75 days.
Questions about Bush's military service would likely be history if not for the new attacks on Kerry's war record by the latest Republican hit squad of "Truthful Vets." But, by the way it looks now, we will be comparing the military records of the candidates right up to election day.
www.wearemichigan.com /Veterans   (10244 words)

  
 Menopausal women need more treatment guidance
The concerns about hormone therapy stem largely from the federally funded Women's Health Initiative, a long-term study that turned the conventional wisdom about hormone therapy on its head.
For instance, some studies have shown that St. John's wort interacts with selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors, which are the most commonly prescribed class of antidepressants, and it is recommended that the two not be combined.
Additionally, Ma said there is little high-quality data on the efficacy of many of the alternative therapies, adding that most of the data are limited to short-term use of the products.
news-service.stanford.edu /news/2006/june21/med-menopause-062106.html   (960 words)

  
 Selective Service
Story: Of the 76 different ballot initiatives across the country, many of which were “too patently concocted and financed by out-of-state forces to be considered authentic,” only about a third of them passed.
The NYT editorial board interprets this as a sign that voters are beginning to lose interest in the simplistic yes/no initiative process, and that they’re beginning to expect more from their elected officials.
Some of the ballot initiatives here in Massachusetts were debated like crazy in the press, especially initiative #1 which would have allowed wine sales in grocery stores.
www.selective-service.net   (4810 words)

  
 Clinton Americorps Initiative
"I absolutely do not want my grandsons to be forced into Americorps' 'national volunteer service' and be sent to distribute needles in some drug-infested area, or be forced to pick-up trash in the national parks, but that is exactly where this could lead," Paul said.
Paul is a member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce, which has oversight of the Americorps program, and he has vowed to see the "unconstitutional boondoggle" eliminated.
The National Security Committee oversees the Selective Service program, and is chaired by Rep.
www.shire.net /big.brother/clinton2.htm   (500 words)

  
 Draft Miltary Us » Age Millitary Draft Bill - Registration Milatary Draft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
: The procedures of events that the Selective Service uses during a draft, Sequence of Events, Here is a brief overview of what would occur if the United States returned to a Us Milatary bill.
Referring to forced service in the armed forces, the term \"conscription\" has two main meanings:The term \"conscription\" refers only to the mandatory service; thus, those undergoing conscription are known as \"conscripts\" or \"selectee\" in the United States (from the Selective Service System or the Selective Service Initiative announced in 2004).
Modern conscription was invented during the French Revolution, allowing the Republic to defend itself from European monarchies\' attacks.
www.newsgem.net /services/military-draft.htm   (783 words)

  
 USAJOBS - USAJOBS FAQs
Selective Service    Sistema del Servicio Militar Obligatorio
Hispanic Employment Initiative Iniciativa de Empleo para Hispanos
Excepted Service Agencies    Agencias Excluidas de los Procedimientos Competitivos del Servicio Civil
www.usajobs.opm.gov /faqs.asp   (152 words)

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