Sector Maryland

Sector Maryland - National Capital Region


Reserve Forces Readiness Staff (RFRS)

Sector Baltimore (RFRS) provides oversight and management of the Reserve Forces under the OPCON and ADCON of Sector Biltmore's AOR to enable the Sector and its sub-units achieve the necessary training, qualification, and contingency readiness of their reserve personnel and guide individual training to fulfill contingency roles. 

Reserve Forces Readiness Staff (RFRS) Team:

LT Duy Lam, RFRS Chief, (410) 576-2535
GS Alton E. Bizzelle, RFRS Support, (410) 576-2665

Member Resources for USCG Reservists:

Reserve Resources

Manuals and Instructions

Personnel and Pay Procedures Manual (PPPM)

Chapter 11 - Mobilization/Demobilization Process

Reserve Policy Manual

Chapter 1 - Coast Guard Reserve 

Chapter 2 – Inactive Duty

Chapter 3 – Active Duty

Chapter 4 – Participation Standards

Chapter 5 – Assignments and Transfers

Chapter 6 – Reserve Incapacitation System

Chapter 7 – Promotions, Advancements, Reductions, Changes in Rating  

Chapter 8 – Separations & Transfer to the Retired Reserve

Family Care Plan, DoD Inst. 1342.19

Policy concerning the care of a dependent family members

Recall of Enlisted Reservists to Extended Active Duty

Uniform Regulations

Medals and Awards Manual

Weight/ Physical Fitness Standards Instruction

Servicing Personnel Officer (SPO) Manual 

Part VII Reserve Unique Transactions

Joint Federal Travel Regulations (JFTR)

Chapter 7, Part G – Travel of Reserve Component (RC) Member 

Federal Laws / Recall Authorities & Procedures

10 U.S.C. 12301 - Reserve components generally

  • This statue deals with types of voluntary and involuntary recall authorities. Most frequently used is 12301(d) which deals with volunteer active duty for both contingency and non-contingency orders.

10 U.S.C. 12302 - Ready Reserve

  • This statue deals with involuntary recall of reservists for up to 24 months.
  • Most frequently used statute for involuntary "Title 10" orders.

10 U.S.C. 12322 - Active duty for health care

  • This statue deal with voluntary retention of a reservist on activity duty for the purposes of healthcare.
  • See also 10 U.S.C. 12301(h)

14 U.S.C. 712 - Ready Reserve

  • This statue deals with involuntary recall of Ready Reservists to active duty for a maximum of 60 days in any four-month period or 120 days in any two-year period during a, or to aid in prevention of an imminent, serious natural or manmade disaster, accident, catastrophe, act of terrorism or transportation security incident.


  • DoD organization that promotes cooperation and understanding between reservists and
  • employers Provides information about Uniformed Services Employment and
  • Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and mediates disputes.

Reserve Training & Readiness

Reserve Individual Training Plan/F.O.R.M Tool

Periodic Health Assessment

Medical and dental assistance from CGMA

  • Section 3-C-4 of the CGMA Manual


  • Applications are available Online
  • From your CGMA Representative or
  • By calling CGMA-HQ at (800) 881-2462 or (202) 493-6621