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Model for True PHS Reserve Corps

11/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

COA Executive Director Jim Currie wrote about his vision for a true PHS reserve component. Published by ROA on its blog UnReserved on November 22, 2016, Jim wrote, "There has been considerable discussion about the need to create a true reserve corps for the U.S. Public Health Service. The current PHS reserve does not provide the augmentation to active duty forces that are afforded to the federal military services by their reserve components. This paper represents an attempt by someone who is familiar with military reserve forces, especially those of the U.S. Army, to suggest a workable structure for a true PHS reserve corps."

Read the complete article on the ROA blog UnReserved at: http://www.roa.org/blogpost/1434064/262806/A-Proposed-Model-for-a-Public-Health-Service-Officer-Reserve

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