Tuesday, June 17, 2008

New Procedures for National Guard to Help Maine Soldiers & Airmen

A more organized method of predicting and training for future deployments will go a long way to assisting Maine's National Guardsmen in the planning of their lives while taking in consideration possible deployments overseas. In the past, members of the National Guard received notification within a few months of deploying - causing hardship for college students, workers, employers and families. Now, a little more common sense has developed and the guard is getting some advanced notification. It only took them about five years to figure it out but the DoD finally seems to have done it. Read more in "New rules give Guard units more time to plan, less time away", Portland Press Herald, June 15, 2008. Visit the following link for more information or news about the Maine National Guard and Military Units.

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