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Fewer Personnel Deemed Deployable

June 09 2011


The high tempo of military operations and a new policy on medical discharges has cut the percentage of personnel that are suited to be deployed, reports the Australian.

The Medical Employment Classification system indicates that there has been a 4-5 percentage point decrease in the proportion of personnel deemed fully fit over the last four years, according to statistics reviewed by the paper.

The proportion of personnel considered medically fit without restriction has fallen...

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