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.

Additional Information:

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