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Defense Primer: Reserve Forces [Updated January 6, 2020]   [open pdf - 446KB]

From the Document: "The term 'reserve component' (RC) refers collectively to the seven individual reserve components of the Armed Forces. Congress exercises authority over the reserve components under its constitutional authority 'to raise and support Armies,' 'to provide and maintain a Navy,' and 'to provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining the Militia.... ' (Article I, Section 8) There are seven reserve components: [1] Army National Guard; [2] Army Reserve; [3] Navy Reserve; [4] Marine Corps Reserve; [5] Air National Guard; [6] Air Force; Reserve; [7] Coast Guard Reserve."

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CRS In Focus, IF10540
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2020-01-06
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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