10 April 2020

Pentagon says ‘Stop Loss’ order is unlikely — but is an option if needed | Military Times


Pentagon officials have stated that while a stop loss order is unlikely, it is still within the realm of possibility. This would be ordered due to the halt on bringing in new recruits because of the coronavirus pandemic. The stop loss policy has been implemented during the peak of the war in Iraq and Afghanistan and prevented soldiers from ending their military contracts when they were planned. Many people view this policy as having negative side effects, as it erodes trust of the military and [...]