Accession Number : ADA181126

Title :   Official Guard and Reserve Manpower Strengths and Statistics.

Corporate Author : ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (RESERVE AFFAIRS), WASHINGTON DC

Report Date : DEC 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 337

Abstract : This Report is produced form each Reserve Component's input to the Reserve Components Common Personnel Data System (RCCPDS) submitted under Report Control Symbols (RCS) DD-RA-(M) 1147 and 1148. For more information about RCCPDS, please refer to DoD Instruction 7730.54. The primary objective the RCCPDS is twofold, that is, it provides a: (1) standardized and (2) centralized data base containing personnel information on all members of the Reserve Forces. Established in this fashion, the system has become the official source for Reserve Component strength (in July 1975) and the official source for accession/loss/reenlistment information (in July 1976). The information summarized and displayed in this Report reflects the official DoD position and as such if forms the basis for manpower planning, strength accounting and budgeting throughout the Department. Additionally, the information contained herein may be released to individuals and agencies outside the DoD. It is important to note that the reliability of this information is only as good as the sources form which it was drawn. Therefore, it is essential for each Reserve Component to continue the purification of their data. This action will be directly reflected in the quality of information in this Report. Keywords: Total reserve; Ready reserve; Selected reserves; Individual ready reserve; Inactive National Guard; Military force levels; Army National Guard; Air National Guard; US. Marine Corps reserve; U.S. Coast Guard reserve.

Descriptors :   *NATIONAL GUARD, *MILITARY RESERVES, *MANPOWER, *MILITARY FORCE LEVELS, *STATISTICAL DATA, ACCOUNTING, AIR FORCE OPERATIONS, ARMY, CENTRALIZED, DATA BASES, INACTIVATION, INPUT, LOSSES, MARINE CORPS, PERSONNEL, PLANNING, PURIFICATION, QUALITY, REENLISTMENT, RELIABILITY, STRENGTH(GENERAL)

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Numerical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE