They have to. No more overtime will be allowed during regular wartime hours so get ‘er done quick, men. I mean persons.
The German military, once the most feared fighting force in Europe, is being forced to lay down its weapons by restrictive new overtime limits.
German soldiers taking part in a four-week Nato exercise in Norway earlier this year had to leave after just 12 days because they had gone over their overtime limits, it has emerged…
Under the latest reforms, in force since January, the military working week has been reduced to 41 hours and troops can no longer be paid for working overtime.
Stell dir vor, es ist Krieg, und die Bundeswehr muss Überstunden abbauen.