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Faces of the Swiss army Visiting the troops

The Swiss Armed Forces train their members for a multitude of activities, including reconnaissance flights, close combat and abseiling. But critics want a radical overhaul.

In September, voters will have the final say on a proposal by pacifists to scrap the conscription system and replace the militia army with professional troops. (Images: Keystone)

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