Report suggests Armed Forces should do more to attract teens

Making military defence a subject in high school could attract more people to become soldiers in the Swedish Armed Forces, according to a government-commissioned report issued today, which suggests a number of measures aimed to alleviate a shortage of recruits and to get recruits to stay on longer.

“It’s the schools’ responsibility to contribute to knowledge about defense,” said the government investigator Stefan Ryding-Berg, and former general counsel to the Armed Forces, at the press conference.

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