Equipping the Reserve Components of the Armed Services Summaary of Findings and Recommendations.
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This documented briefing summarizes the findings and recommendations resulting from a study of the equipping of the Reserve Components of the Armed Forces of the United States. It uses as its principal foundation a briefing presented to the Department of Defense Reserve Component Equipping Working Group, chaired by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs, in October 1996. The purpose of this research and analysis is to understand the policies, procedures, programs, and conditions regarding Reserve Component RC equipping in the Department of Defense DoD and the military departments. Informed by this understanding, we were tasked to provide insights as to the effectiveness of these policies and procedures and recommend measures for improvements. This research will be of interest to the military departments, the RCs and others concerned with national security policy and defense readiness and equipping processes and procedures. This research was sponsored by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Reserve Affairs and was conducted within the Forces and Resources Policy Center, part of RANDs National Defense Research Institute NDRI, a federally funded research and development center sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Staff, and the defense agencies.
- Military Forces and Organizations
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies