The Role of the Reserve Component

Hasenauer, Heike
August 2006
Soldiers;Aug2006, Vol. 61 Issue 8, p2
The article presents an interview with James Nuttall, deputy director of operations, readiness and mobilization at Headquarters G-3 within the U.S. Department of Defense, about the role of the reserve component in the global war on terrorism. Nuttall points out the ability of the National Guard's brigades to achieve full combat proficiency more quickly than other units. He describes the three types of reserve-component groups. He differentiates the responsibilities of the National Guard from that of the Reserve soldiers.


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