Mandatory Military Service
M2S (Mandatory Military Service) is, as stated above, part of the Mandatory Services Act. As mentioned in the section on the Armed Forces, all citizens of the republic who have reached the age of majority are considered soldiers. While a minimum of two years of service in the military is required by citizens, in some instances this may be extended – usually in lieu of punishment for criminal activities. It is rare for a citizen to be released from the obligation of serving in the Armed Forces, as defense of the realm and constant vigilance are considered essential to the well-being of Haven society.