Commanding officers need to ensure Reserve components
understand they are part of the fight."
These assets will come from both the active and reserve components
(1) While the term mobilization may seem to apply only to the reserve components
, a large-scale mobilization will impact the entire Joint Force due to the anticipated competition for resources including personnel, training areas, equipment, transportation, and supporting organizations.
Today we have no reserve components
to protect the Philippines from internal and external threats.
Department of Defense, Unit Cost and Readiness for the Active and Reserve Components
of the Armed Forces (Washington, DC: Department of Defense), 31.
(1) This case explored the limits of applying Article 2(c) of the Uniformed Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) to the reserve components
. (2) At issue in Morita was whether UCMJ jurisdiction could be applied to an Air Force lieutenant colonel who signed the majority of his fraudulent travel vouchers and requests for orders while not subject to active duty or inactive duty training (IDT) orders.
The air reserve components
are uniquely positioned to answer that call on an as-needed basis with combat-ready, cost-effective Airmen who do not require year-round, full-time pay and benefits.
But there are no guarantees that the work of the commission will help end the bitter budget war between the Air Force and its reserve components
One of the root causes of this trouble is the relationship between the Air Force's active and reserve components
, alignment of forces, and the budget to fund them.
For these manpower efforts, we are leveraging the relative strengths of the active and reserve components
of the Total Force, with much of the recruiting, and initial and advanced formalized technical training, occurring in the active component, and significant operational--seasoning and experiencing occurring in the reserve component
To obtain a true cost picture of the Reserve Components
as an integrated operational force, one must capture both the traditional strategic costs of dwell years as well as the costs of operational deployments at some rotation frequency.