In a move that acknowledges the massive mental strains of fighting simultaneous wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, President Obama has decided to send condolence letters to the families of military service members who commit suicide in a combat zone
Carter said, is to "discourage the inadvertent use of aspirin" in combat zones
Sailors can earn a guaranteed 10 percent interest on their savings annually while deployed to or in support of a combat zone
Lack of discipline and the projection of such, is our worst enemy in a combat zone
, and I take it personally when my unit may be associated with such.
He said: "To send soldiers into a combat zone
without basic equipment is unforgivable, inexcusable and a breach of trust between the soldiers and those who govern them.
Given the evidentiary difficulties facing stateside civilian prosecutors with regard to criminal investigations in overseas combat zones
, it is no surprise that US Attorneys have been hesitant to prosecute under MEJA.
It continued, "The change in designation also means that these National Guard members will lose their combat zone
tax exclusion for their active duty pay; their re-enlistment bonus; their leave pay; and other entitlements.
She had been traumatized by the experience of seeing Iraqi children living in squalor and suffering from the side effects of being in a combat zone
with a plethora of dangers unimaginable to youths in the United States.
They also are issued, or reimbursed for, military uniforms, granted post exchange privileges, and authorized military medical care while serving in a temporary duty capacity in designated combat zones
Defence chiefs have banned a broadcaster from "embedding" its reporters with troops in combat zones
in a row over its coverage of the medical treatment of troops.
A special feature of the TSP is that money contributed by service members while they're in combat zones
will never be taxed, even if it is withdrawn early.
Armed Forces serving in combat zones
or hospitalized as a result of injury while serving in a combat zone
qualify for the combat pay exclusion; see Sec.