RESERVE FORCE ROLE
The role of the Reserves is confirmed as the following:
To augment the Regulars in ongoing operations and activities of the Defence Force.
To form part of both the standing and surge military force design.
To provide the expansion capability of the Defence Force for major combat operations and crisis response.
To provide certain specialist and scarce skills to the Defence Force.
To provide the main specialist capabilities for reconstruction and development .
To enhance the relationship between Defence and the Public and Private sectors.