10 U.S. Code § 12309 - Reserve officers: use of in expansion of armed forces

When an expansion of the active armed forces requires that officers of the reserve components who are not members of units organized to serve as such be ordered as individuals to active duty (other than for training) without their consent, the services of qualified and available reserve officers in all grades shall be used, so far as practicable, according to the needs of the branches, grades, or specialties concerned.


(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 29, § 677; renumbered § 12309,Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title XVI, § 1662(e)(2),Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2992.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
677 50:961(f). July 9, 1952, ch. 608, § 233(f), 66 Stat. 490.

The words “without their consent” are substituted for the word “involuntarily”. The words “it shall be the policy” are omitted as surplusage. The words “to active duty (other than for training)” are substituted for the words “into the active military service”.

1994—Pub. L. 103–337renumbered section 677 of this title as this section.

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