According to a report coming out of Germany, Over 400 German soldiers have filed applications for resignation from the country’s armed forces. Most applications have been approved. Though, the exiting soldiers have to pay back their education expenses to the state.

From the middle of 2014 to present, 469 soldiers, including 62 women, have filed applications to suspend their military service. According to the newspaper, 67 % of the applications were accepted, 25% were disapproved. The remaining applications were considered unlawful or withdrawn by the applicants themselves. CONTINUE