tour of duty
A period of time spent on a specific assignment, especially on an overseas mission

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  • Tour of Duty — bezeichnet in vielen anglophonen Streitkräften eine Dienst bzw. Stationierungszeit auf See oder eine Auslandsverwendung. So bestand bspw. in der britischen Royal Air Force während des Zweiten Weltkrieges eine Tour of Duty für eine Bomberbesatzung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tour of Duty — Título Misión Vietnam Género drama, acción Creado por Steve Duncan y L. Travis Clark Reparto Terence Knox, Clayton Ezekiel Zeke Anderson Stephen Caffrey, Myron Goldman Tony Becker, Daniel Danny Percell Ramón Franco, Alberto Ruiz Miguel A. Núñez,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • tour of duty — plural tours of duty n a period of time when you are working in a particular place or job, especially abroad while you are in the army etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tour of duty — A USPS employee s scheduled duty hours during a workday or workweek. (Also called shift or trick) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • tour of duty — noun a period of time spent in military service • Syn: ↑enlistment, ↑hitch, ↑term of enlistment, ↑duty tour, ↑tour • Derivationally related forms: ↑enlist (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tour of duty — In the military, a tour of duty is a period of time spent at sea or assigned to service in a foreign country.For example, in World War II a tour of duty for a RAF (Royal Air Force) bomber crew was 30 flights. That number could take up to 12… …   Wikipedia

  • Tour of duty — Seriendaten Deutscher Titel: NAM Dienst in Vietnam Originaltitel: Tour of Duty Produktionsland: Vereinigte Staaten Produktionsjahr(e): 1987–1990 Episodenlänge: etwa 60 Minuten Episodenanzahl …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tour of duty — n. to do a tour of duty * * * to do a tour of duty …   Combinatory dictionary

  • tour of duty — a period of time when a group of soldiers or a government representative is sent to work somewhere a six month tour of duty …   English dictionary

  • tour of duty — his tour of duty in Afghanistan Syn: stint, stretch, spell, turn, assignment, period of service …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • tour of duty — tour′ of du′ty n. mil tour 5) • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

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