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Swiss Armed Forces

Administrative Support

The "Office Switzerland" provides information about

- Addresses + phone numbers of troops
- Military training in hiking areas

Phone-Nr.: +41 31 381 25 25
Get in contact with our Communication Board

Member of the Swiss Armed Forces

All Swiss men are required to perform military service. Swiss women may choose to do voluntarily. You can only join the Swiss Armed Forces if you are a Swiss Citizen.

For general questions about Military Service - Personnel J-1

Phone-Nr.: +41 31 324 24 24

Monday-Friday, 08:00-12:00 AM, 13:30-17:00 PM

Swiss Armed Forces

Find the Information You Need

Thank you for your interest in the Swiss Armed Forces.The mission of the Armed Forces includes area security and defence, subsidiary operations to prevent and overcome mortal dangers as well as contributions to peace promotion within an international framework.

In general, the Swiss Armed Forces' Website is built in the official Swiss languages German, French and Italian. However, it's a pleasure for us to offer to you some matters of international interest in English, too.


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