GDF ‘taking firmer steps’ to deal with AWOL soldiers
The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) is embracing various interventions aimed at the retention of its personnel and is taking firmer steps to deal with soldiers who go Absent Without Leave (AWOL). Army policies and regulations regarding this phenomenon are managed through collaborative efforts of the army’s G1 Branch which has direct responsibility for human resources management and the force’s various units, the GDF said in a press release. Soldiers who go absent for more than 21 days are deemed to have deserted, the army said. Cases of desertion are directly administered by the GDF Headquarters, …To continue reading, login with an active account or subscribe now.