Originally Posted by BigEars
By Veteran I think he means he has just served his time in the army and finished . It's compulsory for males in Switzerland to join the army for a certain period though isn't it ?
Correct, in which I will still be listed in "on call" when I return to Switzerland, as with all Swiss males in the event of an invasion, regardless of division. However, I was not regular army and I did see active service in a UN unit.