Rest and Recuperation (R&R)
Army National Guard: Retired
Benefit Fact Sheet
Soldiers who are serving in areas designated as hostile fire and imminent danger area may be eligible for one Rest and Recuperation (R&R) trip per 12-month deployment period. R&R is a chargeable leave program that authorizes use of ordinary leave and may not be combined with other absences. Soldiers must meet certain requirements to be eligible for R&R leave.
Retired Soldiers are not eligible to participate in the various leave programs.
For more information on these leave programs and other programs that may be available, please review Army Regulation 600-8-10, Leaves and Passes:
To view the Army HRC site on Rest and Recuperation:
Document Review Date: 29 August 2012