duty tour

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Noun1.duty tour - a period of time spent in military serviceduty tour - a period of time spent in military service
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
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Another duty tour in Washington was next in store for Joe Howard in August 1964, when he again was assigned to work for RADM Bernhard (Bernie) Biere, Deputy Chief of Naval Material, as director of procurement.
Robert Davenport then served an active duty tour in the Army General Counsel Office (as part of the honors program).
In addition, reserve component service members (including Pennsylvania National Guard members) and their families may be eligible for a grant for a period of up to three years after release from a qualifying active duty tour.
Seven of our current staff members will be finishing their duty tour in the first half of this year, along with the 10 new staff members sanctioned by DFA, are very much needed, " Cimafranca said.
Jones, received glowing tributes from peers who cited his commendable service to the Bank during his last regular Board meeting on Friday, October 18 in Tunis ending his three-and-a-half-year duty tour in the Bank.
He is now serving a three-year recall to active duty tour aboard USS Lassen (DDG 82), where he serves as the Disbursing and Sales Officer.
Reservist on duty tour in Afghanistan A HELICOPTER engineer who swapped his civilian role to join the Royal Marines in Afghanistan has spoken about life on the front line.
On a temporary duty tour to Peru in January 2010, I jumped at the chance for a weekend trip to Machu Picchu, achieving a boyhood dream.
When he finished his four-year active duty tour in 1974, Fay's background in investigations made the insurance sector seem like a natural place to look for civilian work.
Mr Benkelai was in the country for a five-year duty tour.
Meanwhile the 2nd Battalion have just completed a public duty tour in London, carrying out ceremonial functions such as the state opening of Parliament and guarding Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London.
Bajraktari was a member of a 20-person joint strategic assessment team during his duty tour in Baghdad.