Management of Operational and Strategic Forces of the Reserve Components
Resolution No. 11-06
WHEREAS, the Commission on the National Guard and Reserves has recommended that Reserve Components be divided into operational and strategic divisions; and
WHEREAS, no one model of readiness is suitable for all; and
WHEREAS, the Reserve Components serve in both operational and strategic roles to meet the nation’s defense requirements in peace and war; and
WHEREAS, the Reserve and Regular Components of each service are increasingly integrated as a total force; and
WHEREAS, each service provides and presents different competencies required by combatant commanders in order to meet the defense requirements of the United States; and
WHEREAS, the services each have its own force generation models and the services organize, train and equip their Reserve Components To a prescribed level of readiness prior to mobilization to limit post-mobilization training and to maximize operational deployment time.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Reserve Officers Association of the United States, chartered by Congress, urge Congress to continue to support and fund each services’ authority to manage the readiness of its reserve forces.
Source: Department of District of Columbia
Renewed by the National Convention, February 2, 2011
Adopted by the National Council, February 4, 2009 as 09-04
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