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History: This publication is a rapid action revision. The portions affected by this rapid action revision are listed in the summary of change.
Summary: This regulation defines Army National Guard of the United States and United States Army Reserve service obligations. It prescribes policies and procedures governing the various types of service obligations and participation requirements. There is a discussion on excused and unexcused absences and the policy on pregnancy. Finally, the regulation covers enforcement procedures regarding unsatisfactory participation.
Applicability: This regulation applies to Army National Guard of the United States and United States Army Reserve soldiers. Chapters 3 through 6 are not applicable to soldiers serving in the Active Guard and Reserve Program under section 12301(d), Title 10 United States Code .
Proponent and Exception Authority: The proponent of this regulation is the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 . The proponent has the authority to approve exceptions or waivers to this regulation that are consistent with controlling law and regulations. The proponent may delegate this approval authority, in writing, to a division chief with the proponent agency or its direct reporting unit or field operating agency, in the grade of colonel or the civilian equivalent. Activities may request a waiver to this regulation by providing justification that includes a full analysis of the expected benefits and must include formal review by the activity's senior legal officer. All waiver requests will be endorsed by the commander or senior leader of the requesting activity and forwarded through their higher headquarters to the policy proponent. Refer to AR 25-30 for specific guidance.
Army Management Control Process: This regulation does not contain management control provisions.
Supplementation: Supplementation of this regulation and establishment of command and local forms are prohibited without prior approval from HQDA, ODCS, G-1. Send requests to the Office of the Chief, Army Reserve, ATTN: DAAR-PEP, 2400 Army Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 20310-2400.
Suggested Improvements: Users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) directly to HQDA, ODCS, G-1 through the Office of the Chief, Army Reserve, ATTN: (DAAR-PEP), 2400 Army Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 20310-2400
Distribution: This publication is available in electronic media only and is intended for command levels C, D, and E for the Active Army, the Army National Guard of the United States, the Army National Guard, and the U.S. Army Reserve.