Soldiers to begin 2012 with nine-month deployments
Photo Credit: Spc. John G. Martinez
Secretary of the Army John McHugh speaks with Staff Sgt. Richie Davis, B Co., 7th Bn., 101st Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky, Aug. 5, during a layover at Shannon Airport, Ireland. Davis spoke to McHugh while on a layover at the airport during his redeployment from theater. McHugh has signed a directive instituting a 9-month "boots on the ground" policy for deployed Soldiers, providing more "dwell" time at home for Soldiers and Families.
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