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Lebanon - Military (Facts)
Military branches: Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF): Army, Navy, and Air Force (2007)
Military service age and obligation: 18-30 years of age for compulsory and voluntary military service; in May 2005, conscript service obligation reduced from 12 to 6 months over a 2-year period; conscripts eligible to volunteer for 5 years of military service upon completing 6 months of conscript service; Lebanon is moving toward a predominantly professional armed forces (2005)
Manpower available for military service: males age 18-49: 974,363
females age 18-49: 1,024,273 (2005 est.)
Manpower fit for military service: males age 18-49: 821,762
females age 18-49: 865,770 (2005 est.)


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