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As at the medical board in the military registration and enlistment office, are everyone “unhealthy”?
Crimean senator Olga Kovitidi spoke in favor of toughening the criteria for declaring unfit for service. She advocates a reduction in the list of diseases for which a delay in mobilization is given.
It is necessary to update the criteria for fitness for military service, to exclude diseases in which the conscript is recognized as unfit for service , she said.
According to Kovitidi, conscripts with flat feet and scoliosis are now exempted from conscription and military training, however, such diseases “ can be recognized as not preventing conscription «.
Now Russia needs not only a volunteer professional army, but an increase in the reserve of young people fit for service , — quotes a member of the Federation Council RIA News.
The senator also considers it necessary to update approaches to the training of junior officers, to return to schools basic military training, which should include elementary knowledge of combat methods, topography, the study of chemical protection equipment and engineering skills, as well as military training for schoolchildren directly in military units .