H.Con.Res.129 - Recognizing 375 years of service of the National Guard and affirming congressional support for a permanent Operational Reserve as a component of the Armed Forces.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Miller, Candice S. [R-MI-10] (Introduced 06/08/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||07/10/2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.129 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/08/2012)
Recognizes: (1) the critical importance of the Operational Reserve as a component of the Armed Forces, particularly as a means of preserving combat power during a time of budget austerity; and (2) the dual-status, state-federal National Guard as the foundation of the Operational Reserve and of military manpower.
Expresses support for making the Operational Reserve permanent.
Repudiates proposals to return the Reserve Components to a diminished or purely strategic role in national security.
Affirms the growth of the Operational Reserve as circumstances warrant.