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Combat Zone

A place where a war is taking place. If the U.S. Department of Defense designates an area is a combat zone, troops deployed there are not required to pay income taxes on earnings made while there. Likewise, any income earned while treating an injury sustained in a combat zone is tax-free.
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Those serving in a combat zone will not have to meet the April 15th tax deadline this year, and, in fact, will not have to think about filing a tax return or paying any taxes due until long after they safely return home.
Dragging children into combat zones is a crime in the name of childhood," Mufleh Al-Qahtani, head of the NSHR, told local media.
Bulletproof helmets are also needed by BSF, ITBP, SSB and Assam Rifles for their troops serving in combat zones.
One wishes that there was more discussion of specific cases so that the reader could gauge the reasons for so many women returning to combat zones.
After 10 years of continuous warfare, suicides - both by soldiers in combat zones and veterans at home - have reached epidemic level.
INP/AH Gender bias exists in Indian Army: Female officer tells SC NEW DELHI Feb 20 (INP) : The Indian Army suffers from acute gender bias to deny permanent commission to women officers who work shoulder to shoulder with male officers to assist and support troops in combat zones, Major Seema Singh has told the Indian Supreme Court.
military personnel and supportive organizations, such as Pillows for Patriots and Our Troops Online, the DACRON[R] brand team successfully delivered hundreds of branded, miniature pillows to American forces stationed in combat zones in Afghanistan and Iraq.
The company says this technology could be applicable to all military aircraft operating in combat zones.
Fortunately, the court reserved for the future the question of whether the government could transfer prisoners to Bagram or other combat zones ''to evade judicial review of executive detention decisions.
Let the law get tough and teach culprits a few hard lessons and convey the message that emergency treatment rooms are not combat zones.
Throughout 2010, NDTA will celebrate junior logisticians who work in corporate settings and in combat zones.
Military medical authorities also advise that troops slated for deployment to combat zones should cease taking aspirin at least 10 days before departure, Dr.
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