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Army Tours Extended Ninety Days

Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates announced Wednesday that Army tours in Iraq and Afghanistan will normally run to fifteen months long, a ninety day increase over the previous "baseline" of 365 days. The change does not apply to Marine units, or Army units which have already been extended in theater. The Pentagon’s intent is to allow troops a minimum of a year off between deployments, a goal increasingly not attainable with the size of today’s Army and the force levels required in the War on Terror.

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The E-Word by kyle44

This is all crazy-talk! Secretary Gates must have been mistaken. He was thinking about something else when he made those statements.
It is all a big misunderstanding.

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I would be interested to know what WillWaddell thinks about this issue?

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