RIGA - Latvia’s professional armed forces plan to recruit up to 710 soldiers in 2019, LETA was told at the Defense Ministry’s press office.
A total of 640 soldiers were recruited in the outgoing year, which is the highest number since 2007 when the National Armed Forces switched to professional military service.
The second highest number of soldiers recruited in the past 15 years was recorded in 2006 when 628 people, mostly former conscripts that had completed their compulsory service, chose to continue their military careers. The smallest n...
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