rest and recuperation


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rest and recuperation

The withdrawal of individuals from combat or duty in a combat area for short periods of rest and recuperation. Also called R&R. See also rehabilitation.
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As I came sputtering to the surface I looked about for some tiny foot- or hand-hold where I might cling for a moment of rest and recuperation.
Since then 25,500 children from Belarus and Western Russia have visited here on rest and recuperation programmes.
Rest and recuperation, before some hard fitness work, are absolutely crucial for that.
UK ministry of defence spokesman Nick Manning confirmed this yesterday, saying "Acting upon the concerns of personnel who have experienced problems, the incoming Government has recently made significant changes to ensure they do not lose out on Rest and Recuperation as a result of disruptions to the air bridge.
L Cpl Turner also always savours rest and recuperation periods when he sees his daughter Chloe, four, in Norfolk, and father David, brothers Adam and Christopher and sisters Laura and Sarah.
But in football rest and recuperation is just as important as hard work so hopefully we are getting the rewards of Kevin getting the balance between playing hard, training hard and resting as well.
The event - its name comes from a military term for sending combat troops away from the front lines to a safe place for rest and recuperation - will help veterans who have special needs - those who are homeless, who are able and willing to work but can't find jobs, or who have health problems and no insurance.
Central Command Rest and Recuperation Leave program was implemented on Sept.
But a consultant has said a period of rest and recuperation should be enough for the player to recover.
The military has relaunched its 15-day rest and recuperation programme, and the army has selected Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport as arrival hubs after determining that most units are from the South and Southwest.
Rest and recuperation are effective, diet and drinking plenty of water, and simple physical exertion, such as a weekend digging the garden or taking the dog for a long walk, can help.
The chief of the army's Rest and Recuperation Task Force,Colonel Paris Mack, says she was not surprised that a few soldiers had not returned.