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Posted on March 19, 2009 | tags


U.S.: The military’s stop-loss policy is ending in 2011 (finally)

  • If we had to point to one policy that has placed the most strain on our troops and their families, and adversely affected the morale and readiness of our forces, it would be stop-loss.
  • Jon Soltz • An Iraq war veteran and the chairman of, on the news that the stop-loss policy would end in 2011. The hugely unpopular policy has kept soldiers from being able to exit the military on time. It was put in place in part because the military struggled with keeping troop counts up in the wake of two large-scale wars. It also inspired a well-known film. • source