I never give them hell. I just tell the truth and they think it's hell. - Harry Truman
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
12,235 stop lossed, and growing
More forced to stay in Army - USATODAY.com: "Gates directed the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the service secretaries to minimize mandatory tour extensions, known as 'stop loss,' in January 2007. By May, the number of soldiers affected by the policy had dropped to a three-year low of 8,540."