March 30, 2020
President signs executive order calling up Air Force Reserve medics, other specialties
ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. (AFNS) —
For the Air Force Reserve, personnel already serving in the Selected Reserve and Participating Individual Ready Reserve, as well as those assigned to the Individual Ready Reserve, may be asked to volunteer to activate in support of COVID-19 response. If taskings exceed the volunteer pool, involuntary mobilization of the SELRES and IRR to active status is now authorized to ensure mission accomplishment.