Army Extends Duties For 20,000 Reserves

HeadlineSep 09, 2003

The Army has ordered the tours of thousands of forces in the National Guard and Army Reserves in Iraq to be extended to a full year in the latest sign that the U.S. military has been stretched thin due to the ongoing troubles in Iraq. The Washington Post reports the Army issued the policy late Friday night but made no formal announcement of the change. The order affects 20,000 troops in Iraq and Kuwait.

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