Effective Date: April 27, 1999
|Responsible Office: Office of Policy Coordination and International Relations|
|Subject: Ordering the Selected Reserve and Certain Individual Ready Reserve Members 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 the former Yugoslavia related to the conflict in Kosovo.
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, under their respective jurisdictions, to order to active duty any units, and any individual members not assigned to a unit organized to serve as a unit, of the Selected Reserve, or any member in the Individual Ready Reserve mobilization category and designated as essential, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary concerned, and to terminate the service of those units and members ordered to active duty.
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 at law by a
party against the United States, its agencies, its officers, or any person.
/s/William J. Clinton
THE WHITE HOUSE,
April 27, 1999.
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