161 necessary in the public interest. This subsection does not apply in time of war, or of national emergency declared by Congress. § 3032. General duties (a) The Army Staff shall furnish professional assistance to the Secretary, the Under Secretary, and the Assistant Secretaries of the Army. (b) Under the direction and control of the Secretary, the Army Staff shall— (1) prepare such plans for the national security, for employment of the Army for that purpose, both separately and in conjunction with the naval and air forces, and for recruiting, organizing, supplying, equipping, training, serving, mobilizing, and demobilizing the Army, as will assist in the execution of any power, duty, or function of the Secretary or the Chief of Staff; (2) investigate and report upon the efficiency of the Army and its preparation for military operations; (3) prepare detailed instructions for the execution of approved plans and supervise the execution of those plans and instructions; (4) act as agent of the Secretary and the Chief of Staff in coordinating the action of all organizations of the Department of the Army; and (5) perform such other duties, not otherwise assigned by law, as may be prescribed by the Secretary. § 3033. Reserve components of Army; policies and regulations for government of (a) Each policy or regulation affecting the following subjects shall be prepared by a committee of officers of the appropriate division or divisions of the Army General Staff and of an equal number of officers of the Army National Guard of the United States: (1) The organization or distribution of the Army National Guard of the United States. (2) The organization, distribution, or training of the Army National Guard. (b) The members of each committee under subsection (a) who are officers of the Army National Guard of the United States must be selected from lists of officers of that component who are suitable for that duty, submitted by the governors of the States and Territories of whose Army National Guard they are members, respectively, and by the commanding general of the District of Columbia National Guard for the District of Columbia. (c) Each policy or regulation affecting the organization, distribution, training, appointment, assignment, promotion, or discharge of members of the Army Reserve shall be prepared by a committee of officers of the appropriate divisions of the Army General Staff and of an equal number of officers of the Army Reserve. (d) Each policy or regulation affecting the Army Reserve and either the Army National Guard of the United States or the Army National Guard shall be prepared by a committee composed of equal numbers of officers of the Regular Army, of the Army National Guard of the United States, and of the Army Reserve.