Defense Department To Phase Out Stop-Loss Program

American VoicesPoliticsmilitary ISSUE 45•13 Mar 23, 2009

Defense Department officials said that, rather than requiring troops to stay on after their term of enlistment expires, they will begin offering them cash incentives to voluntarily continue their service. What do you think?

  • “Between closing Guantánamo Bay and ending stop-loss, this could seriously hurt the U.S. military’s ability to scare American kids into college.”

    Paul Shannon –
    Systems Analyst

  • “And when has anyone ever done anything they didn’t want to do just for money?”

    Jennifer Moss –
    Police Officer

  • “See, that is just like the Pentagon. Thoughtful, considerate, gracious. Class act.”

    Michael Cruz –
    Cartographer

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