Definition Of

Active Guard and Reserve

Active Guard and Reserve— National Guard and Reserve members who are on voluntary active duty providing full-time support to National Guard, Reserve, and Active Component organizations for the purpose of organizing, administering, recruiting, instructing, or training the Reserve Components.  Also called AGR. 

Category: Defense Terms
Share it:

More from this Section

  • Amphibious raid
    Amphibious raid is a type of amphibious operation that is involved swift incursion into or temporary occupation of an objective followed by a planned withdrawal.
  • Active duty
    Active duty refers to full-time duty in the active military service of the United States, including active duty or full-time training duty in the Reserve Component.
  • Area command
    Area command refers to a command that is composed of elements of one or more of the Services, organized and placed under a single commander and designated ...
  • Catastrophic event
    Catastrophic event refers to any natural or man-made incident, including terrorism, which results in extraordinary levels of mass casualties, damage, or disruption ...
  • Commander’s critical information requirement
    Commander’s critical information requirement is an information requirement which is identified by the commander as being critical to facilitating timely decision making.
  • Contingency Planning Guidance
    Contingency Planning Guidance refers to Secretary of Defense written guidance, approved by the President, for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, which focuses ...
  • Allowable cabin load
    Allowable cabin load is the maximum payload that can be carried on an individual sortie. Also called ACL.