Annex C (Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Commemoration Support Plan)
1. Purpose. This Annex prescribes the role of Army Reserve participation in the Bicentennial Commemoration of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. This Annex sets forth guidance for the duties, responsibilities, and opportunities of the Army Reserve and its subordinate units to participate in commemoration activities. Support for community events is nothing new for the Army Reserve.
2. General. FORSCOM is the Executive Agency for the Lewis and Clark Commemoration. All requests from Federal Agencies and Non-Federal Entities (NFE) for the use of Army Reserve Soldiers and/or assets will be forwarded through channels to the FORSCOM Commemoration Task Force (CTF), which will, in coordination with FORSCOM Headquarters Central Tasking Branch, seek the appropriate command approval for support. FORSCOM will task the Army Reserve if specific support is required during the major events of the commemoration along its planned route(s). The POC for the FORSCOM CTF can be reached at 404-464-4224.
3. Army Reserve Volunteer Support: Commanders of Regional Readiness Commands (RRC) and Direct Reporting Units (DRU) may participate and provide personnel and equipment to support the Lewis and Clark Commemoration. The unit providing support must be able to fund its participation from within its current resources. Units and Soldiers must also be within the applicable laws and regulations. The following volunteer support will be provided under the authority of AR 360-51, AR 220-99, AR 360-5, AR 700-131, the Joint Ethics Regulation, and all other applicable guidance:
4. Lewis and Clark POC's:
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6. Lines of communication between civilian organizer and Army entity: Communication should be between the HQDA L&C Commemorative Office (202-685-2449) and the FORSCOM CTF (404-464-4224).