Backing the Bundeswehr

  title={Backing the Bundeswehr},
  author={Francesca J. Fogarty},
  journal={Armed Forces \& Society},
  pages={742 - 755}
Along with Germany’s suspension of the Wehrpflicht (mandatory service requirement) in 2011, the Bundeswehr has been reformed to accommodate an all-volunteer force. In the years that followed, studies were conducted to determine the state of civil–military relations in Germany via the opinions of military leadership regarding the reforms and via the opinions of civilians on their perspective of the military in general. This study provides additional data from the perspective of young soldiers (n… Expand
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