Do naturalised Swiss citizens have to do military service?
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Do naturalised Swiss citizens have to do military service?

Once foreigners become citizens of Switzerland they get new benefits as well as responsibilities. Military service is one of the latter but does everyone have to do it?

Women in Swiss military no longer forced to wear men’s underwear

Women in Swiss military no longer forced to wear men’s underwear

Everything you need to know about Switzerland’s referendum to ban military exports

Everything you need to know about Switzerland’s referendum to ban military exports

Swiss army ‘on the front lines’ in coronavirus battle

Swiss army ‘on the front lines’ in coronavirus battle

Not its finest moment: Swiss army ridiculed for ‘clownish’ performance

Not its finest moment: Swiss army ridiculed for ‘clownish’ performance

Swiss history: How the Swiss army refused to decommission its pigeons

Swiss history: How the Swiss army refused to decommission its pigeons

Swiss army wants to recruit more women

Swiss army wants to recruit more women

Swiss soldiers investigated over ‘Nazi salute’ photo

Swiss soldiers investigated over ‘Nazi salute’ photo

Swiss military service: ‘Fat doesn’t mean unfit to serve’, says commission

Swiss military service: ‘Fat doesn’t mean unfit to serve’, says commission

Swiss army helps win battle against forest fires

Swiss army helps win battle against forest fires

Swiss army ready to act in worst case migrant scenario

Swiss army ready to act in worst case migrant scenario

Swiss soldier fined after ‘forgetting’ about gun in car

Swiss soldier fined after ‘forgetting’ about gun in car

Vegan loses appeal against Swiss military service veto

Vegan loses appeal against Swiss military service veto

Swiss WW2 biplane found in Lake Lucerne

Swiss WW2 biplane found in Lake Lucerne

Conscripts ‘forget’ guns on Swiss trains: report

Conscripts ‘forget’ guns on Swiss trains: report

Over 1,200 army recruits fail security checks

Over 1,200 army recruits fail security checks

Swiss Army revives bike infantry to boost fitness

Swiss Army revives bike infantry to boost fitness

Army truck in three-vehicle crash in Schwyz

Army truck in three-vehicle crash in Schwyz

VIDEO: Swiss soldiers publish antics online

VIDEO: Swiss soldiers publish antics online

Multiple Swiss sites finally rid of tons of TNT

Multiple Swiss sites finally rid of tons of TNT

Army pledges to serve Swiss food only to troops

Army pledges to serve Swiss food only to troops

Army cannot refuse men with fascist ideas: court

Army cannot refuse men with fascist ideas: court

Bern outlines air base and arsenal closures

Bern outlines air base and arsenal closures

Swiss fighter jet crash crew found dead

Swiss fighter jet crash crew found dead

Swiss Army ‘fights’ France over finances

Swiss Army ‘fights’ France over finances

Majority of Swiss oppose ending conscription

Majority of Swiss oppose ending conscription

Euro countries with conscription a minority

Euro countries with conscription a minority

Without conscription ‘who will defend Swiss?’

Without conscription ‘who will defend Swiss?’

Bern urges voters to back military service

Bern urges voters to back military service

Swiss soldier fined for ‘humiliating’ hazing

Swiss soldier fined for ‘humiliating’ hazing

Swiss soldier faces jail for ‘humiliating’ hazing

Swiss soldier faces jail for ‘humiliating’ hazing

Bed bugs attack Swiss army school recruits

Bed bugs attack Swiss army school recruits

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Neo-Nazis attack Sri Lankan in Bernese town

Compulsory civil service proposed for foreigners

Compulsory civil service proposed for foreigners

Wrong-way army truck crash injures eight

Wrong-way army truck crash injures eight

Army probes sexual attack on recruit

Army probes sexual attack on recruit

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Swiss army ‘neo-Nazis’ pose security concerns

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Police find explosives in Emmental village

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Soldier jailed for saying ‘bonjour’ to superior

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Swiss army to buy new bicycles — with gears

Swiss army ‘loses track’ of 10,000 firearms

Swiss army ‘loses track’ of 10,000 firearms