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Navy SEALs have 18 months off, 6 months on. This means they are typically state side training for their next mission 18 months and then deploy to said location for about 6 months.
The military in general it depends on the job, branch, etc. You could get deployed for a month or 12+ months. It all depends. It's not COD either.
Will he be safe? I can tell you regardless of your job you are more safe deployed than being home. Oh and I'm military for those who want to down vote me.1THIS IS NOT RELEVANT ANYMORE