H.Con.Res. 129 (112th): 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.

Jun 08, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Candice Miller
Representative for Michigan's 10th congressional district
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Jun 08, 2012
4 pages
Related Bills
S.Con.Res. 48 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 12, 2012


This resolution was introduced on June 8, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jun 08, 2012
Referred to Committee Jun 08, 2012

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97 cosponsors (57R, 40D) (show)

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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.

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