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Nation

A group of persons with a common identity completely separate from other groups. There is no consensus as to what separates a nation from, say, an ethnic group beyond wide acceptance of a group's identity as a nation. Many nations also have their own states or countries, though most countries are multinational.
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Following successful completion of the 16-month national service officer training program, VanBoxel laterally transferred to the Philadelphia National Service Office as an associate national service officer.
On 7 March 2016, a resolution was announced by the NRSC which extends the current length of national service from nine months to twelve months.
Meanwhile, a national service recruit has died during the first days of training with the UAE Armed Forces.
For recruits who are appointed in federal departments, local departments, and the private sector, their national service will be counted as service in these departments and sectors.
Brian returned to his job as a compositor after his two-year stint on National Service.
He believes National Service should be brought back.
The poll found that, once given basic information about conditions in the national service and its goals, not only Israeli Arab youth were supportive of the idea, but so were 71.
Millions of people in the free world live productive lives without the need of national service.
ONE can almost hear the sneering tut-tuts of exasperation from those who would condemn the use of National Service as a foundation course to a useful and better life in the community.
However, national service advocates often assume that national service will act as civic education, paying insufficient attention to what this means and how different policy designs further or undermine different conceptions or aspects of citizenship.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-9 July 2003-Mandator AB signs agreement with Sweden's National Service Administration(C)1994-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
NATIONAL Service conjures up painful memories for many but for John Kelly it was an experience he would rather not forget.

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