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Bringing the Individual Ready Reserve into the 'total force'

By Andrew Tilghman, Staff writer 1:14 p.m. EDT October 26, 2015

While most military recruits sign up for active or Reserve component duty for three or four years, their enlistment contracts actually obligate them to a total service agreement of eight years.

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