Can anyone throw some light on what "local" leave is all about? I was always under the impression that if you were on leave, you were excused ALL duties(except if recalled to duty through formal chains). Is there some hidden box on your leave application that asks "local or not so local" leave? I can't be the only one who has had to cancel some long term planned event with family, just because I was staying in my pad and not "out of station". Would be grateful for any thoughts on this.