TITLE

THE READY-OR-NOT RESERVISTS

AUTHOR(S)
Barnes, Julian E.
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;7/12/2004, Vol. 137 Issue 1, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the United States military will mobilize veteran soldiers who have returned to civilian life. Decision to call up 5,600 members of the Individual Ready Reserve, a pool of 111,323 former soldiers who have a residual commitment to the armed forces; Service in the National Guard or Reserve units headed to Afghanistan or Iraq; Criticism that the Army is undermining the spirit of an all-volunteer force.
ACCESSION #
13644134

 

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