Compulsory post quitting call-up

Discussion in 'Army Reserve' started by possforta, Dec 2, 2008.

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  1. :?
    Maybe a silly question, but:
    I know (think) the Regulars can be recalled for active duty after they leave the Army, but is the same true for TA people.
    If leave the TA, could I be recalled compulsorily?
  2. msr

    msr LE

    Simple answer: No
  3. not yet :p

  4. Hmmm

    some units have been known to naughtily keep people on strength for wee bit after they leave.
  5. I believe the USA has used a program called Stop-Loss to compulsorily return reservists to theatre against their will in many cases(I have heard a figure in excess of 80,000).
  6. msr

    msr LE

    Not with JPA they can't.

  7. We'd better adjust our parade signing in sheets then 8O
  8. I thought my contract said I was still liable to callup for a certain time after leaving. Can someone give a more explained answer other than 'no'?
  9. Depends:

    Officers - technically Yes (section talks about Officers holding a Commission - which would apply for instance to RARO).
    Soldiers - No, unless you are Ex-Regular (in which case that is what they will bring you back as, a Regular Reservist).

    RFA 96, Sect 66

    I can just see HM now - "Execute Section 66" (Star Wars reference for those not familiar.........)