The China Post
Date: December 21, 2016
By: Joseph Yeh
The military is getting creative in its efforts to combat a dwindling recruitment rate,
yesterday announcing relaxed physical testing and a new scheme for reserve servicepeople.
The “Weekend Warrior Project” — a short-term voluntary service program allowing reservists to return to military bases for training on holidays and weekends — is now officially open for application, the military announced Tuesday.
The program, which will officially launch in January 2017, is open to voluntary soldiers who were discharged from the military within the previous eight years and incumbent voluntary soldiers who have already filed to be discharged from the military, General Mobilization Office Director Tsai Chung-cheng (蔡忠誠) said. [FULL STORY]