DOD Policy on Reserve Deployments, Dwell Time not Feasible, Science Board Says

By Sebastian Sprenger / November 21, 2007 at 5:00 AM
The Defense Department's plan to allow its reserve forces five years of dwell time between mobilizations is "not feasible" because of the high demand for these forces in overseas operations, concludes a new report by the Pentagon's influential Defense Science Board. According to the report, DOD will be unable to achieve that goal -- created by senior DOD leaders in part to ease stress on military personnel and their families -- even after the planned increases in Army and the...

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