She was planning her wedding when she got orders to deploy. Then her fiance got orders. The wedding was planned on the fly.
Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team arrived home from a deployment to Afghanistan.
Soldiers from 4th Infantry Division will soon deploy to Afghanistan and then join the NATO Kosovo Mission Force.
Those whose conditions are not directly related to combat have no automatic protection from the deploy-or-out mandate.
Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson said the service is working to see what percentage of airmen remain non-deployable.
The Navy wants sailors deployed on sea duty to Japan, Guam, or Rota, Spain, to consider staying out even longer.
Mattis on the "deploy-or-out" policy, the Niger ambush, AFA symposium and more.
Secretary Mattis said boosting the overall lethality of U.S. forces is the major issue; currently, about 286,000 troops are m...
The policy grew out of Mattis' directive to the services to take steps to improve the "lethality" of the force.
Soldiers can expect to go on more exercises designed to test a unit's ability to deploy with no notice.