The army has promised to take good care of new soldiers recruited in the second round of this year's military conscription.
The army will select 33,148 men nationwide to take part in the second round of this year's conscription, army deputy spokeswoman Sirichan Ngathong said.
Thai men aged 21 must report to the registrar from Friday to Sunday for the conscription draw, she said.
Col Sirichan said army units will treat new conscripts like family members in recognition of the sacrifice they were making for Thailand.
The army's pledge came after video clips were circulated on the internet in April, showing army instructors assaulting conscripts in Pattani.
Following the revelation, army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha said the army had set up a committee to investigate the physical abuse, which resulted in about 20 soldiers being punished.
Col Sirichan said the army has been preparing for the new conscripts' arrival. It has arranged facilities, such as gyms, recreational rooms, libraries and first aid rooms.
The preparations are part of the army's policy to boost the quality of life for conscripts, she said.
New conscripts will spend 10 weeks preparing themselves physically and learning about the army's ideology.
They will be trained to fight both with and without weapons, to patrol and shoot with live rounds, she said.
The army will also offer personal skills training, informal education, and encourage conscripts to learn martial arts as an alternative method of defence, Col Sirichan said.
Conscripts would be able to use these skills in their future careers, she said.
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