Reservist FAQs:

Q: Is a reservist a person who is a member of a military reserve force?

A: Yes.

Q: Are reservists an integral part of the Bundeswehr?

A: Yes.

Q: Are reservists liable to participate in military refresher exercises for a total of 40?

A: Yes, and 75 or 100 days, depending on their military rank.

Q: Are reservists conscripted soldiers who are called up for training and service when necessary?

A: Yes.

Q: Are reservists liable for activation in a situation where the military threat against Finland has seriously increased?

A: Yes, and in full or partial mobilization or in a large-scale disaster or a virulent epidemic.

Q: Were reservists already being given so-called "war arrangements" following the completion of their military service?

A: Yes, and which contained exact instructions relating to the conduct of reservists in time of war.