You’re in the army now: an expat recruit’s experience in Switzerland’s militia

This article is part of Global Geneva’s ‘Youth Writes’ initiative encouraging young people to write, but also better understand the role of quality journalism. The piece is scheduled for publication in our Winter 2019/20 print and e-edition.  I am dismayed to find myself awake, at around 2 a.m. My eyelashes have frozen shut. It is -14°C. … Continue reading You’re in the army now: an expat recruit’s experience in Switzerland’s militia