Demobilization

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Demobilization

 

the transfer of armed forces and entire sectors of the national economy from wartime to peacetime status. Demobilization provides at the end of a war for the reduction of the armed forces to regular peacetime forces by disbanding troop units, headquarters, installations, and institutions formed during wartime, the discharge of surplus personnel into the reserve, and the return to the national economy of property confiscated during mobilization.

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With Duff and Phelps likely to be getting demob happy the fans might have to take matters into their own hands and make it clear to Green he shouldn't rely on season ticket money until they've been shown some kind of legal guarantee that their club, the team and the properties will never be separated.
And Jones is also adamant the upcoming FA Cup fFinal against Portsmouth should act as the perfect motivational tool should any of his players become demob happy.
Chief executive David Taylor is working out his notice before moving to UEFA, while President John McBeth is demob happy before he boards the gravy train of a FIFA vice presidency.
Ireland arrive in Australia on the back of two narrow defeats to the All Blacks, but far from being demob happy, the squad are said to be smarting at having come so close to causing a massive upset and are fully focussed on winding up their tour with a victory.
Of course, demob happy Chelsea can be beaten under such circumstances, Blackburn proved it midweek, but what is of concern to us is not the team Mourinho picks but the one available to Glenn Roeder.
Music venue The Georgian Theatre has announced acts for its stage - headliners The Amazing Snakeheads will be joined by Autobahn, Demob Happy, pictured, and Teesside band The Purnells amonst others.
In the UK, even the governor of the Bank of England has been sounding relatively cheerful of late, although he may, of course, be demob happy.
2 Damian Casalinuovo was demob happy as he was swamped by jubilant Raith fans after an injurytime leveller for the 10-man Kirkcaldy side.
THE curtain is about to come down on the season and the Hotline's army of callers has gone demob happy.
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