The Selective Service Act in the United States gives the president the power to draft citizens into the military. The first Selective Service Act was passed by Congress on May 18, 1917 in response to World War I. Since 1... More »

The purpose of the Selective Service Act was to allow the U.S. government to draft soldiers after the United States entered World War I. At the time of the Selective Service Act, the Western Front was in dire need of tro... More »

The Military Selective Service Act is a federal statute under the U.S. Code, which requires almost all male U.S. citizens and immigrants of ages 18 though 25 to register with the Selective Service. The purpose of this st... More »

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The Military Selective Service Act is a federal statute under the U.S. Code, which requires almost all male U.S. citizens and immigrants of ages 18 though 25 to register with the Selective Service. The purpose of this st... More »

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4-F is a Selective Service category that indicates an applicant has been deemed unfit for military service. Military Entrance Processing Stations make this determination based on the necessary physical, mental and moral ... More »

The purpose of the Selective Service Act was to allow the U.S. government to draft soldiers after the United States entered World War I. At the time of the Selective Service Act, the Western Front was in dire need of tro... More »

Some of the countries where mandatory military service is required of its citizens are Angola, Libya, Romania and Switzerland. Other countries, such as Mozambique, have a selective compulsory military service. More »