US Army prepared to implement 'Army Retiree Recall' Program...but why?

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WASHINGTON, DC - Is the United States Army preparing to deploy troops to war-torn Ukraine? That much is not known, but Gateway Pundit reported that according to Russian intelligence, the US Army issued a “Utilization of the Army Retiree Recall Program.” 

The outlet reported that on March 20, the US Army Publishing Directorate issued ALARACT 017/2024. That form’s title identifies it as “Utilization of the Army Retiree Recall Program" and cites an executive order by then-President George W. Bush on September 14, 2001. EO 13223 is titled “Ordering the Ready Reserve of the Armed Forces to Active Duty and Delegating Certain Authorities to the Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Transportation. 

Contained within the 18-page .pdf for the ALARACT (All Army Activities) is a slide titled “Directorate of Military Personnel Management. That slide states:

What is a Retiree Recall?:

A recalled retiree is a retired Soldier who is ordered to active duty from the Retired Reserve or the retired list under 10 USC 688/688a, 12301(a), or 12301(d) and serves in his or her retired status. Retiree Recall is not an extension of your MRD. 

It continues:

Who can approve a Retiree Recall?- THe Assistant Secretary of the Army (ASA) of Manpower and Reserve Affairs (M&RA) is the authorized approver to recall retired Soldiers.” 

The ALARACT references “peacetime operations.” 

I.E. (U) AR-601-10, Management and Recall to Active Duty of Retired Soldiers of the Armin In SUpport of Mobilization and Peacetime Operations. 

The last retiree recall was instituted in May 2020, when the federal government sought the assistance of 800,000 Ready Reserve and retired soldiers to help with the COVID-19 pandemic response. In addition to that recall, retiree recalls were also conducted during Operation Desert Storm on September 11, 2001, and during Operation Iraqi Freedom. 

In July of last year, Gateway Pundit reported that Joe Biden authorized a Presidential Action to activate 3,000 Reservists and 450 soldiers from the Individual Ready Reserves to serve, if necessary, in Operation Atlantic Resolve, military activities in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. 

Retired soldiers subject to the Army Retiree Recall Program typically remain on active duty for one to two years. Retired aviation officers generally are recalled for at least two years up to a maximum of three years. 

Many people predict the Biden administration is preparing to increase US military operations in Ukraine, or perhaps there is an “election year variant” of COVID or another bio-weapon planned. Either way, it appears something is in the wind. 

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One way for a sly fox to make quick a meal of chickens. Off chasing another predator, who is watching the hens?


Makes me sick, these guys never dawned a uniform or been in combat


Makes me sick, these guys never dawned a uniform or been in combat


Kind of makes you wonder what they might be planning.

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