Army reserve students risk being called up for draft | Bangkok Post: news

News > Security

Army reserve students risk being called up for draft

- +

Students who enrol in the army reserve force while at school might no longer be exempt from the military draft. 

Prayuth: ‘Territorials must play bigger role’

A shortfall in recruits through the normal conscription process has prompted the army to contemplate removing the exemption which applies to students who undergo territorial defence training (widely known as Ror Dor), army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha said yesterday.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

2 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments