|YOUTH WORKING ARMY|
|A fighting and productive force.|
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The Youth Working Army (EJT) forms part of the ground troops of the
Revolutionary Armed Forces and has the following principal missions:
- To carry out productive activities in the interests of the
country's socio-economic development;
- To implement measures for the protection of the environment and
the rational use of natural resources;
- To prepare its members militarily and to participate in carrying out
the armed struggle; and
- To contribute to the patriotic, military, occupational, sports and
cultural training and education of the young people.
The Youth Working army is structured into divisions, regiments and battalions. Its members receive the full wages or income established for the work that they do the same as the rest of the country's workers.