Department of the Navy Justification of Estimates for Fiscal Year 1985. Submitted to Congress February 1984. Reserve Personnel, Marine Corps.
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
Pagination or Media Count:
Sharing fully in the Total Force concept, the Marine Corps Reserve provides one-third of the manpower and one-fourth of the structure available for mobilization. Our Ready Reserve consisting of the Selected Marine Corps Reserve SMCR, and Individual Ready Reserve IRR, is the primary source of this manpower. The SMCR forms a Fourth DivisionWing Team, balancing combat, combat service and combat service support forces which are ready to provide the trained units and individuals needed to bring the active Fleet Marine Forces to full wartime capability. The purpose of the Reserve Personnel, Marine Corps RPMC appropriation is to provide the required funding to assure accomplishment of the Marine Corps Reserve mission to provide trained units to selectively augment and reinforce the Active Force, provide a Marine Amphibious Brigade MAB or, if augmentationreinforcement is not ordered, provide a 4th DivisionWing Team 4th DWT. The FY 1985 average strength increases from 42,100 in FY 1984 to 44,300 in FY 1985. The Marine Corps Selected Reserve and strength will increase by 2,564 from 43,883 in FY 1984 to 46,447 in FY 1985.
- Administration and Management
- Personnel Management and Labor Relations