Department Commander's Report
Categories: OFFICERS' RESERVE CORPS
Military Handbooks: The Plattsburg Manual
At the end of each calendar year department commanders and chiefs of
staff corps and departments compile lists of members of the Officers'
Reserve Corps under their command, showing:
(a) Name, rank, age, and address.
(b) Amount of instruction received.
(c) Progress made.
(d) Efficiency of officer.
A copy of these lists will be forwarded to the Adjutant General of the
The remainder of this chapter boils down to an irreducible minimum some
of the most important subjects with which a Reserve Officer or an
applicant for a commission in the Officers' Reserve Corps should be
familiar. It emphasizes those things with which a reserve officer should
at once become familiar.[A] It merely opens up a broad field of study
for a reserve officer and at the same time can be used as a place of