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Department of Defense Regulations
DoD Directive 1235.10, "Activation, Mobilization, and Demobilization of the Ready Reserve"
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This Directive reissues DoD Directive 1235.10, October 24, 1986. Implements those provisions of law that pertain to the order of units and individual members of the Reserve Components to active duty in support of operational missions contingency operations, during a national emergency, or in time of war. This Directive establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for the ordering to active duty, and the managing of the reserve components, during periods when members of the reserve components serve on active duty under Section 12301(a) (formerly 672(a) ), 12301(b) (formerly 672 (b) ), 12302 (formerly 673), or 12304 (formerly 673 b) of reference Title 10, United States Code. the ordering to active duty of Reserve component volunteers under Section 12301 (d) (formerly 672 (d) ) of reference Title 10, United States Code in support of operational missions in major domestic emergencies, contingency operational missions, contingency operations, a national emergency, or in time of war. Planning and executing the mobilization and demobilization of Reserve component units and members serving on active duty in support of operational missions, contingency operations, during periods of national emergencies, or in time of war.

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