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Calls to stop under 18s in Army

The Church in Wales is calling for an end to recruitment of under-18s to the Army. The MoD has come under pressure to raise the minimum Army enlistment age. It follows an open letter from campaign group Child Soldiers International.

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Call for Army age to be raised: Your views

The Church in Wales is calling for an end to recruitment of under-18s to the Army. We've been getting your views on this all morning, and here are a selection.

If you want to join the conversation, email us on wales@itv.com, visit our Facebook page or tweet us @itvwales.

I joined the army at 16, was the best thing I ever done. It taught me respect and discipline. Nobody goes to front line until they reach 18.

– Gareth Morgan via email

I don't think the government would be happy, as it could potentially increase young jobless figures...

It has proved to be a decent career for many early school leavers, so why change it?

– Simon Murray on Facebook

The age should be put up to 21.

– Gary Vaatstra on Facebook

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