TITLE

Staying in the Fight

AUTHOR(S)
Grant, Greg
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Government Executive;May2007, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the right duration for deployments of U.S. soldiers in Iraq. Currently, the Department of Defense decided to extend the deployment of soldiers in Iraq for another 15 months. Critics of the extension emphasized the need for the soldiers to return to the U.S. because they are suffering from stress. Moreover, even the military admits the toll that tour length takes on combat effectiveness.
ACCESSION #
25556801

 

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