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mandyky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-12-07 12:27 PM
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6. When active duty soldiers ETS before they serve 6 years,
they are inactive Reserves until 6 years is up. Watch Bush use this as a stop loss weasel around the contract. My son is due to get out this summer, after 3 years active Army service, but he will be on inactive reserve for 3 years. This will be the first step in the draft, if it comes...
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  -Pentagon abandons active-duty time limit DU THIS IS A HUGE DEAL helderheid  Jan-12-07 11:45 AM   #0 
  - .  helderheid   Jan-12-07 11:51 AM   #1 
  - Gee... I wonder how that will effect prospects for enlistment?  LiberalFighter   Jan-12-07 05:43 PM   #34 
     - I was going to say....  ClintonTyree   Jan-13-07 05:11 AM   #49 
  - K&R.nt  nam78_two   Jan-12-07 11:57 AM   #2 
  - thank you. This is a huge deal.  helderheid   Jan-12-07 12:01 PM   #3 
     - at least I think so!  helderheid   Jan-12-07 12:11 PM   #4 
  - Am I wrong? Is this not a HUGE deal? I'm surprised this isn't the big news on DU today  helderheid   Jan-12-07 12:18 PM   #5 
  - It's huge, but WHY it's huge requires a little explanation...  JHB   Jan-12-07 01:30 PM   #22 
     - Thanks for this - very plain and easy to understand.  helderheid   Jan-12-07 01:34 PM   #23 
  - When active duty soldiers ETS before they serve 6 years,  mandyky   Jan-12-07 12:27 PM   #6 
  - It was front page news here:  helderheid   Jan-12-07 12:29 PM   #7 
  - I pray your son won't be called back.  helderheid   Jan-12-07 12:34 PM   #8 
  - talking about this on c-span 3 now  helderheid   Jan-12-07 12:39 PM   #9 
  - !  helderheid   Jan-12-07 12:48 PM   #10 
  - I give up  helderheid   Jan-12-07 01:00 PM   #11 
  - Never give up ... Never Surrender !  doublethink   Jan-12-07 01:07 PM   #12 
     - Bless your heart!  helderheid   Jan-12-07 01:07 PM   #13 
  - #5 - Get thee to the Greatest Page! This is important!  Sapphire Blue   Jan-12-07 01:08 PM   #14 
  - thank you sweetheart!  helderheid   Jan-12-07 01:09 PM   #15 
  - will they ever be allowed home again?  proud patriot   Jan-12-07 01:09 PM   #16 
  - This truly could be the breaking point for the * administration. These families have sacrificed so  helderheid   Jan-12-07 10:52 PM   #47 
  - Yes, this is a huge deal  SalviaBlue   Jan-12-07 01:11 PM   #17 
  - K & R. Everyone needs to know what these evil  PA Democrat   Jan-12-07 01:11 PM   #18 
  - K&R  Blue State Native   Jan-12-07 01:13 PM   #19 
  - This is how he gets his troops its so wrong  lovuian   Jan-12-07 01:15 PM   #20 
  - K & ARRRRRRRrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!  Hubert Flottz   Jan-12-07 01:22 PM   #21 
  - Kicked to the top & recommended! Damn right it's a huge deal!  robertpaulsen   Jan-12-07 01:45 PM   #24 
  - thank you!  helderheid   Jan-12-07 01:50 PM   #25 
     - One More Time...  Hubert Flottz   Jan-12-07 03:05 PM   #26 
        - you're great - we're on PAGE 1!  helderheid   Jan-12-07 07:20 PM   #40 
  - kick.nt  nam78_two   Jan-12-07 03:52 PM   #27 
  - A lot more troops are going to resist deployment over this..eom.  meuniermr   Jan-12-07 04:38 PM   #28 
  - Pack a bag and get out of the U.S. NOW-by any means possible  katty   Jan-12-07 04:51 PM   #29 
  - MAJOR HUGE DEAL  katty   Jan-12-07 04:52 PM   #30 
  - Back door, front door, sliding glass door...  mentalsolstice   Jan-12-07 05:01 PM   #31 
  - yes you said it!  helderheid   Jan-12-07 05:15 PM   #32 
  - There needs to be soldiers rights. They are not slaves. They enter  The Wielding Truth   Jan-12-07 05:27 PM   #33 
  - "Hey, I'm your Uncle Sam ... you can trust me."  welshTerrier2   Jan-12-07 05:51 PM   #35 
  - this isn't a draft, it's a hurricane ...  helderheid   Jan-12-07 06:07 PM   #36 
  - Sounds like facsim on the rise.  Rex   Jan-12-07 06:11 PM   #37 
  - it's SO fucked up. Beyond fucked up.  helderheid   Jan-12-07 06:22 PM   #38 
  - in 2001 many joined our military to fight osama.  pwb   Jan-12-07 06:23 PM   #39 
  - those troops did join to get Osama who is of no interest for Mr. Bush  alyce douglas   Jan-12-07 07:24 PM   #41 
     - As soon as humanly possible.  helderheid   Jan-12-07 07:27 PM   #42 
  - Time to freshen up those yellow magnets!  Zambero   Jan-12-07 07:31 PM   #43 
  - Short enough to walk under a snake with a top hat on!  immortalstar_2007   Jan-12-07 08:38 PM   #44 
  - Great post, and welcome to DU!  ClintonTyree   Jan-13-07 05:20 AM   #50 
  - Our Founders were strongly opposed to a large standing army.  tabasco   Jan-12-07 08:41 PM   #45 
  - Pentagon gave Bush casualty estimates; he's hiding them; no wonder  seesdifferent   Jan-12-07 09:20 PM   #46 
  - 2 things - WELCOME to DU and PLEASE POST this in a separate post! People need to see this!  helderheid   Jan-12-07 10:55 PM   #48 
  - That article deserves a post of it's own....  ClintonTyree   Jan-13-07 05:28 AM   #51 
  - I completely agree! Post that on it's own thread - too important to miss!  helderheid   Jan-13-07 10:28 AM   #53 
  - seesdifferent, you have your own thread and look at the recommends!  helderheid   Jan-14-07 08:53 AM   #57 
  - Enough already!  westerebus   Jan-13-07 09:31 AM   #52 
  - Welcome to DU!  helderheid   Jan-13-07 11:16 PM   #54 
  - Perpetual active duty for reservists  me b zola   Jan-13-07 11:48 PM   #55 
  - K & R  ellisonz   Jan-14-07 01:49 AM   #56 
 

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