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tour of duty

tour (def 5).
Origin of tour of duty
1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • They have served tour after tour of duty in distant, different and difficult places.
  • Their fathers are mostly alive, but have finished their tour of duty and gone home, often to waiting wives.
  • And it could be echoed by families across our country who have seen loved ones deployed to tour after tour of duty.
  • It was that second tour of duty that was somewhat enlightening.
  • It also comes from officers' desire to show progress over a year-long tour of duty.
  • The tour of duty and the day or days off must be approved in advance of the start of the pay period.
  • Intermittent employment is defined as employment without a regularly scheduled tour of duty.
  • Eligibility for employee benefits depends upon your type of appointment and your tour of duty.
  • Employees may request a permanent change in their tour of duty before the beginning of any pay period.
  • The tour of duty is defined by the particular schedule the installation or organization chooses to establish.

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