23 military servicemen will undergo compulsory military service in III Infantry Brigade of West Command of Georgian Defense Forces. Following the oath taking ceremony the military enrolled in Defense Forces and during a year they will service for their homeland.
Commander of III Infantry Brigade, LTC Malkhaz Kalmakhelidze congratulated the soldiers on joining the army and wished them honorable service.
Family members and relatives of the military servicemen attended the oath taking ceremony.
Prior to the oath taking, the recruits underwent updated 10 weeks-long basic combat training (BCT) on the base of III Infantry Brigade. They underwent the same training as contract-based military undergo. According to the new recruit system, the compulsory military servicemen will have insurance package and possibility to rest on the weekends.