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Re: Military service in France

Does anyone have a link to any real information on this?
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<BLOCKQUOTE><table width="85%"><tr><td class="txt4"><img src="/forums/completefrance-forums/cs/Themes/default/images/icon-quote.gif">&nbsp;<strong>alittlebitfrench wrote:</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="quoteTable"><table width="100%"><tr><td width="100%" valign="top" class="txt4">Kids are half British so they will be excempt due to Brexit.

All these kids will do is learn how to fire a gun and probably end up in later life joining the local chasse.

Not sure that is a good idea on the grounds of public safety.</td></tr></table></td></tr></table></BLOCKQUOTE>
Why not a good idea? Are your kids unable to receive and understand training and to put it into practice with the necessary self-discipline?
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But as french kids ALBF they could well be obliged to do it anyway.

A few years ago a young man worked at the Eurotunnel in Folkestone. If memory serves his mother was french, and he had dual citizenship but had not lived in France. He had not registered for his military service.

The gendarmes came through the tunnel and arrested him and took him straight back to France.

This happened, whether they would do the same if this came in, I do not know.


Should they introduce this, I am not sure to be honest. Very costly, that is for sure.
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Harnser Said

"Why not a good idea? Are your kids unable to receive and understand training and to put it into practice with the necessary self-discipline?"

Yes they are thank you. What is your point exactly ?

Rather than spend money on this nonsense, how about investing the money instead in social services. Perhaps sorting out the root cause of poor discipline. Tearing down banlieues and making them a nicer place to live rather than a breeding ground for crime and delinquency.

I think I read somewhere that a hotline for abused women within families is not accepting any more calls due over demand.

With regards to the 'French state' what happened to Europe. I thought Macron wanted everyone to be European ???

National service and reducing the speed limit to 80 kph. Is that really going to solve the problems in France ?
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If you don't do the current one day course (JDC), you don't get your permis, you cannot take any government exam or concours before the age of 25, and you don't get to vote. Both our boys have done it, they were both shocked by the low level of reading and writing displayed by many of the other candidates.
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One current idea being explored is a period of three to six months which should please ALBF no end. (Figaro)
Ticking over, just about.
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<BLOCKQUOTE><table width="85%"><tr><td class="txt4"><img src="/forums/completefrance-forums/cs/Themes/default/images/icon-quote.gif">&nbsp;<strong>woolybanana wrote:</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="quoteTable"><table width="100%"><tr><td width="100%" valign="top" class="txt4">One current idea being explored is a period of three to six months which should please ALBF no end. (Figaro)</td></tr></table></td></tr></table></BLOCKQUOTE>

Does not change anything Wooly. 1 day, 2 weeks or 3 months.

A no is a no.

Like I said, I will get them dual nationality and take them back to the UK.

I'm personally not fussed about staying in France.

Why people want to move here is beyond me but that is another debate.
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<BLOCKQUOTE><table width="85%"><tr><td class="txt4"><img src="/forums/completefrance-forums/cs/Themes/default/images/icon-quote.gif">&nbsp;<strong>BritinBretagne wrote:</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="quoteTable"><table width="100%"><tr><td width="100%" valign="top" class="txt4">Does anyone have a link to any real information on this?</td></tr></table></td></tr></table></BLOCKQUOTE> Not an offical source (too early) but... http://www.lefigaro.fr/actualite-france/2018/02/14/01016-20180214ARTFIG00127--quoi-devrait-ressembler-le-service-national-obligatoire-voulu-par-macron.php
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