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It is very important that we should wish them well on their tour of duty and hope that they all return home safely.
More recently, our 2nd Battalion has returned to Tidworth from a no-less gruelling tour of duty in Iraq.
PRINCE Harry starts a six-month tour of duty in Iraq soon.
But speculation is rife that the Prince, who is third in line to the throne, will become the first royal to serve a tour of duty in a war-zone since his uncle, the Duke of York, flew helicopters in the Falklands conflict in 1982.
But sources confirmed that the Prince, who is third in line to the throne, will become the first royal to serve a tour of duty in a war-zone since his uncle, the Duke of York, flew helicopters in the Falklands conflict 25 years ago.
Additionally, Johnson pointed out that the Iraqi Army tour of duty differs greatly from U.
He was awarded an Honorable Discharge after a tour of duty in the Republic of Korea.
Because of a bureaucratic bungle, the unit was not informed while in Iraq that its tour of duty had been extended.
From The New York Times: "An American soldier who beat, raped, and sodomized a Nigerian woman in the northern Italian town of Vicenza in 2004 was given a lighter sentence because the court ruled that his tour of duty in Iraq had made him less sensitive to the suffering of others.
It reads with the drama of a novel but provides a combat memoir following the author's Vietnam tour of duty, where he's stationed in a no-man's land area and flues without ID or rank.
But one of these fundamental changes now seems within easy reach: the end of "don't ask, don't tell," the policy that forbids gay and lesbian service members from revealing their sexuality during their tour of duty.