Effective Date: February 24, 1998
|Responsible Office: Office of Policy Coordination and International Relations|
|Subject: Ordering the Selected Reserve of the Armed Forces to Active Duty|
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including sections 121 and 12304 of title 10, United States Code, I hereby determine that it is necessary to augment the active armed forces of the United States for the effective conduct of operations in and around Southwest Asia. Further, under the stated authority, I hereby authorize the Secretary of Defense, and the Secretary of Transportation with respect to the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Department of the Navy, to order to active duty any units, and any individual members not assigned to a unit organized to service as a unit, of the Selected Reserve.
This order is intended only to improve the internal management of the executive branch and is not intended to create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable a law by a party against the United States, it agencies, its officers, or any person.
William J. Clinton
THE WHITE HOUSE,
February 24, 1998
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