View Full Version : US Reserves double up

28th August 2003, 12:13
From Military.com

For the first time since the all volunteer Army began in 1973, significant numbers of U.S. combat soldiers may have to start serving back to back overseas tours of up to a year each in places such as Iraq, Afghanistan and South Korea

I can't access the full story as websense bans military topics!? (Fortunately they haven't discovered this site yet)

rod and serpent
12th September 2003, 17:52
The situation is not dissimmiler to the TA the old rule was one deployment in every three years, now there are members of the TA having served in Bosnia and Kosovo now being called up to go to Iraq all with in a 2 year period.