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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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The new roundabout will firm up the value and significance of national service in the hearts of the young Emiratis, and always remind us of the UAE servicemen who were killed while performing their national duty, Al Hammadi stated.
It is, therefore, important for employers to be aware of and act in accordance with their obligations in relation to employees within their organisations who are called to carry out national service.
"The girl and her father were happy with the decision for her to be recruited for the national service as he loved serving the nation," the judicial official told 7DAYS.
"National Service brought you out, it made you more confident and independent and taught you discipline."
If you served in the Air Force between 1939 and 1963, either on National Service or as a regular and would like to get in touch with fellow ex-service men or women, why not join the National Service (RAF) Association?
First, for one to be required to perform some sort of "national service," the question arises, "service required by whom?" Also, "by what authority is service required?"
The ultimate goal is pushing a Voluntary National Service Act through the next Congress and signed into law by September 2009.A national day of action is being pushed for Sept.
Rose that national service was sexist, antidemocratic and costly.
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.
Involving students in Service-Learning activities was one of the objectives established under the third National Education Goal for the year 2000, which sought to prepare students for responsible citizenship (Corporation for National Service, 1999).
The program provides stipends called "national service education awards" to participants who teach in either public or religious schools.
First, the Peace Corps and the military are not the only two forms of national service for which data is likely to be available.

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