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What is Active Guard and Reserve (AGR)?

Active Guard and Reserve are members of a Reserve component on active duty under Titles 10 U.S.C., 14 U.S.C., or full-time National Guard duty under 32 U.S.C. 502(f) for a period of 180 consecutive days or more.

The tour purpose is organizing, administering, recruiting, instructing or training the Reserve components according to Subsection 101(d)(6).

Navy Training and Administration of the Reserves (TAR) and Canvasser/Recruiters, Marine Corps Active Reserves (AR), and Coast Guard Reserve Program Administrators (RPAs) are included in this definition.

What is an Air Reserve Technician (ART)?

Air Reserve Technicians carry dual status, working as full-time Department of Defense civil service employees and as Reservists performing the same job in an Air Force Reserve Command unit. In their civilian role, Air Reserve Technicians provide full-time support throughout the month for their units and, as Reservists wearing the uniform, they participate in unit training assemblies in addition to annual active-duty tours.

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