Latest Stop-loss policy Stories

2009-05-11 12:55:00

Military Law Experts Chart Course to End 16-Year Ban SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study released today by a team of military law experts shows that the president has the legal authority to end gay discharges with a single order.

2006-01-26 14:23:12

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge has thrown out a legal challenge filed by two soldiers to a U.S. Army policy forcing them to remain in the military for duty in the Iraq war after their voluntary service commitment ended. U.S.

2006-01-12 20:09:08

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. soldier who sued the military to protest the involuntary extension of his service lost his challenge on Thursday of the "stop-loss" policy Washington has used to maintain troop levels. The decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.