"The overall objective of the DIMA program is to facilitate the rapid expansion of the Active Army wartime structure of the Department of Defense and/or other departments or agencies of the U.S. Government to meet military manpower requirements in the event of military contingency, pre-mobilization, mobilization, sustainment, and/or demobilization operations." -AR 140-145 section 4-3

The DIMA program exists to augment the Active Army. DIMA soldiers need to be prepared for mobilization on short notice. Refer to AR 140-145 and Human Resources Command PAM 140-145 for specifics regarding the mobilization of DIMA soldiers. Human Resources Command also has great mobilization resources on their web site

Note: All DIMAs are subject to mobilization; therefore, DIMAs in deleted positions can be mobilized IAW AR 140-145, para 5-2a(2) (3).

Last reviewed on April 20, 2015, by USARJ Public Affairs Office.