The idea of compulsory military training for teens seems scary and fascist to some, but the Chinese girls and guys who are forced to train still find time to have fun. And now that the internet lets us share information with the world we get to see the lighter side of compulsory military training in China- pics of freshman trainees having fun while they train hard. China's compulsory training involves university students spending two weeks of their freshman year attending lectures and going through emergency response drills so they're prepared to help out should something happen.
Yu Xu was a member of the Chinese air force's elite aerobatics team, and was the first woman to fly China's J-10 fighter jet. She died in a training accident over the weekend.
Marine forces of China, Thailand to hold joint training exercises in Chinese waters Marine forces of China and Thailand hold a joint military training in south
Beijing-based journalist Eric Fish (who runs Sinostand) has put together an informative video about Junxun, China's scheme of compulsory military training for first-year university students: [youtube:m2m5fXv_R-0]
David Bouhadana trained in Japan for three years. Does that give him a right to make fun of an accent?