Army professionalizing

THE SLOVAK army is on its way to becoming fully professional by 2006. At the end of this year, it should be 67 percent professionals.

The Slovak daily SME reported that in 2006, when the army is expected to be fully professionalized, the armed forces should have 19,318 professional soldiers and 4,419 civil employees.

Compiled by Martina Pisárová from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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