Army to Curb Personnel Loss The Army issues orders to prevent thousands of active-duty soldiers and reservists designated to serve in Iraq or Afghanistan from leaving the military even when their volunteer service commitment ends. Such "stop-loss" and "stop-movement" orders are not new, but the orders are broader than those previously issued. NPR's Anthony Brooks reports.

Army Issues Broad 'Stop-Loss' Orders for Personnel

Army Issues Broad 'Stop-Loss' Orders for Personnel

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The Army issues orders to prevent thousands of active-duty soldiers and reservists designated to serve in Iraq or Afghanistan from leaving the military even when their volunteer service commitment ends. Such "stop-loss" and "stop-movement" orders are not new, but the orders are broader than those previously issued. NPR's Anthony Brooks reports.

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