February 1934

Battalion Organization for Our Reserve

Volume 18, Issue 1

Ralph S Keyser

Dudley W Knox

After serving as an instructor in several of our Reserve Training Camps at Seagirt, Quantico and elsewhere, I have naturally been afforded the opportunity to make certain observations regarding the organization and logistics of our Reserve outfits. The one indelible impression that T save gained is the fact that the regimental and brigade organizations are top-heavy, cumbersome and inert, and therefore unsuitable for nur business. They therefore destroy the very reason for the existence of a Reserve.

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