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  1. Mobilization and rejection of individual ready reserve personel in operations desert shield/storm at a U.S. army quatermaster post.

    Article - En anglais

    The Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) is an important component of the U.S. Army's total combat force.

    After Operations Desert Shield/Storm, we investigated the mobilization of soldiers with combat service support specialties from the IRR to a quartermaster training post.

    In the initial 2 weeks of activation prior to assignment and deployment, the soldiers went through medical and administrative screening, and general and specialized military training.

    During this period, a sizable portion (one-quarter) of IRR troops who reported to duty were rejected for a variety of reasons (overweight, inadequate dependent arrangements, etc.) and did not remain on active duty.

    Potential changes to the policies that led to these rejections are discussed.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Etats Unis, Militaire, Armée, Réserve, Critère, Sélection, Rejet, Homme, Guerre du golf, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : United States, Military, Army, Reserve, Criterion, Selection, Rejection, Human, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0402382

    Code Inist : 002B30A11. Création : 01/03/1996.