The Employment of Reservists on Medical and Humanitarian Operations

This survey seeks to seeks to question whether reservists have qualities in addition to their individual skills which makes them particularly suitable for Medical and Humanitarian Operations. If you feel that there are other factors that are not covered by this survey or the discussion in Prague please email Major Stuart Neilson 397neils@armymail.mod.uk 

* 1. About you: Please check any of the following that apply:

* 2. About you: What is your Rank or Grade NATO equivalent?

* 3. About your experience

* 4. Considering reservists on medical or humanitarian operations: How important are the individual skills they bring from civilian and professional life? 0 is not important. 100 is very important.

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* 5. On operations: Are reservist better than regular forces at interaction with host nation officials and leaders? 0: No regulars are much better. 50: Neutral. 100: Yes reservists are much better.

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* 6. On operations: Are reservists better than regular forces at interacting with NGOs and other civilian humanitarian operators?  0: No regulars are much better. 50: Neutral. 100: Yes reservists are much better.

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* 7. On medical or humanitarian operations are reservists better than regular forces at interacting with local national civilians?  0: No regulars are much better. 50: Neutral. 100: Yes reservists are much better.

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* 8. If you where deploying on a medical or humanitarian operation would you prefer to deploy with a reserve unit, a mixed unit or a regular unit? 0: Reserve Unit. 50: Mixed. 100 Regular Unit.

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* 9. Deploying reservists shows that my country takes an operation very seriously. 0: Strongly disagree (It shows we don't take it seriously otherwise we would send regulars). 100: Strongly agree (It shows we are making a great effort).

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* 10. Medical and Humanitarian Operations arise quickly and require rapid response. Due to the time taken to deploy reservists they will only rarely be used on medical and humanitarian operations. 0: Strongly disagree (Reservists should be on standby) 100: Strongly agree (Reservists can only be used on enduring operations)

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