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reserve

Term Source: JP 4-05 (Joint Mobilization Planning) ?

1.) Members of the uniformed Services who are not in active service but who are subject to call to active duty.

2.) Portion of an appropriation or contract authorization held or set aside for future operations or contingencies and, in respect to which, administrative authorization to incur commitments or obligations has been withheld.

3.) Portion of a body of troops that is kept to the rear, or withheld from action at the beginning of an engagement, in order to be available for a decisive movement.

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In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: logistics

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 4-05: Joint Mobilization Planning, updated February 2014 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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