A three-page memo on information regarding the Officers' Reserve Corps, dated November 19, 1919.
The first paragraph lays out the general requirements for those individuals that are eligible to enter the Officers' Reserve Corp. Paragraph two lays out the official legislation and orders that will be the guideline for selecting officers. Paragraph three details which organizations are not authorized sections in the Officers' Reserve Corps. Paragraph four covers how seniority of the officers will be determined for officers that enlist at the same time. Paragraph five explains that officers can enter active duty only after they have demonstrated that they are properly educated in the current methods of war. Paragraph six explains that all travel, procurement of supplies, and other expenses cannot be reimbursed by the government at that time. Paragraph seven states that "Reserve officers will not be called to active duty during the present emergency." Paragraph eight tells how officers can be called for duty each year for up to fifteen days, or more if willing. Paragraphs nine and ten lays out how the uniform of the Officers' Reserve Corp is to be worn. Paragraph eleven states that copies of the official regulation cannot be given out at this time. Paragraph twelve pertains to how officers in the Officers' Reserve Corps can request to be placed over-seas. Paragraph thirteen explains that officers cannot accept other commissions will in the Corps. Paragraph fourteen states that officers can tender their resignation at any time, but acceptance of the resignation is at the discretion of the President.
Bears the typed signature of P.C. Harris
From the World War One service of 1st Lt. then Cpt. Eldon F. Fuller, U.S. Army Infantry, R.C.; assigned to 18th Recruitment Squadron, 2nd Provisional Training Regiment, Aviation Camp, Waco, TX; 24th Co., 6th Trn. Bn., 162nd Depot Bde., 87th Div., Camp Pike, AR; Provost Guard, Military Police Co., Camp Bowie, TX; Casual Camp 2, Personnel Demobilization Center, Camp Bowie, TX.
|Date||November 19, 1919|
|Year Range from||1919|
|Year Range to||1919|
Law & legal affairs
Officers' Reserve Corps