10 U.S. Code § 705a - Rest and recuperation absence: certain members undergoing extended deployment to a combat zone
Rest and recuperation absence: certain members undergoing extended deployment to a combat zone
(a)Rest and Recuperation Authorized.—
Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary concerned may provide a member of the armed forces described in subsection (b) the benefits described in subsection (c).
(b)Covered Members.—A member of the armed forces described in this subsection is any member who—
(1) is assigned or deployed for at least 270 days in an area or location—
in which hardship duty pay is authorized to be paid under section 305 of title 37; and
(c)Benefits.—The benefits described in this subsection are the following:
(d)Construction With Other Leave.—
Any benefits provided a member under this section are in addition to any other leave or absence to which the member may be entitled.
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