Podcast on Soldier Availability in Army Reserve Components

Posted on August 05, 2015

Over half of the Army’s total force is made up of Reserve and National Guard members. As the number of active-duty soldiers declines, the readiness of Reserve and National Guard soldiers will become increasingly important to our national defense.

Listen to Brenda Farrell, a director in GAO’s Defense Capabilities and Management team, discuss her team’s recent review of how the Army Reserve and National Guard track the availability status of soldiers.

Army Reserve and National Guard Soldier Availability for Mobilization
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