The Reserve components programs will be prepared in
accordance with existing laws, on the basis of mobilization requirement, and
the feasibility of meeting theserequirements in the year programmed.
Personnel having a remaining Ready Reserve service
obligation on release from active duty shall be informed immediately prior to
such release of their duty, as prescribed by the Universal Military Training
and Service Act, as amended, to participate in an accredited training program
in the Ready Reserve. Such personnel shall, if qualified, and if a
mobilization requirement exists in an available unit, be transferred upon
their release from active duty to such unit of the Ready Reserve of the
appropriate Reserve component for the remainder of their Ready Reserve service
obligation unless sooner released because of availability of replacements.
Personnel participation in Reserve training program in
a drill pay status will be limited to those personnel for whom mobilization
requirements exist and who have been determined to be available upon
Every effort will be made to reduce the turnover of
personnel in Reserve units and to bring enlisted-officer ratios, and pay grade
distribution within each into balance with requirements.
Emphasis will be placed on improving the training
given the Reservists both as to quality and level of instruction and by
improved administration within units.