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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1389-07
December 10, 2007

DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for November 2007

            The Department of Defense announced today its recruiting and retention statistics for the active and Reserve components for the month of November.
 
·         Active Duty Recruiting.
 
·         November Monthly. All services met or exceeded recruiting goals for the month of November (below) and have surpassed goals for fiscal 2008 to date.
 
November 2007
Accessions
Goal
Percent
4,783
4,750
101
Navy
2,732
2,732
100
Marine Corps
2,444
2,263
108
Air Force
1,836
1,836
100
 
  • Active Duty Retention. Active duty retention remains strong in all services. Army and Marine Corps continue to exceed retention missions.
 
  • Reserve Forces Recruiting.  
 
·         November Monthly. All six reserve components met or exceeded their accession goals for November 2007 and for fiscal 2008 to date. 
 
November 2007
Accessions
Goal
Percent
Army National Guard
5,135
4,423
116
Army Reserve
2,980
2,954
101
Navy Reserve
895
895
100
Marine Corps Reserve
572
572
100
Air National Guard
735
551
133
Air Force Reserve
558
557
100
 
      Detailed information is available at the individual military recruiting commands: (502) 626-0164 for Army, (210) 565-4678 for Air Force, (703) 784-9454 for Marines and (901) 874-9049 for Navy.  The reserve components can be reached at the following numbers:  National Guard Bureau (703) 607-2586; Army Reserve (404) 464-8490; Air Force Reserve (703) 697-1761; Navy Reserve (504) 678-6055; and Marine Corps Reserve (504) 678-6535.
 

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