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Call-Up Status of Reserve Officers.—
The residency training status of medical reserve officers liable for call to active duty as members of alerted reserve units has been clarified by the Department of the Army. Voluntary participants in the Berry Plan, and reserve officers commissioned through the ROTC program, who had been previously granted delays for the purpose of completing their medical education will be transferred from alerted reserve units to the United States Army Reserve Control Group (Delayed).Berry Plan participants presently assigned to other United States Army Reserve control groups will also be transferred to the delayed group. Reserve medical officers engaged in full time residency training who are not Berry Plan participants may be delayed from call to active duty provided they can complete the final year of any accredited residency program within 9 months subsequent to Oct. 1, 1961. These officers must agree to serve 2
Government Services. JAMA. 1961;178(4):429. doi:10.1001/jama.1961.03040430065019