Marines Combine Active, Reserve Support Activities

By Thomas Duffy / June 18, 2003 at 5:00 AM
With an eye toward cutting personnel costs and eliminating duplicative efforts, the Marine Corps is combining its active and Reserve support organizations, which provide combat support to deployed units. Last fall, then-commandant Gen. James Jones requested a study on the feasibility of combining the active and Reserve support functions. On May 6, the study sponsors met and approved a recommendation to realign the Marine Corps Support Activity and the Marine Corps Reserve Support Command, according to an internal message issued...

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