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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 703-11
August 10, 2011

National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 9, 2011

                   This week the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force announced a decrease in activated reservists, while the Coast Guard announced an increase. The net collective result is 876 fewer reservists activated than last week.

                   At any given time, services may activate some units and individuals while deactivating others, making it possible for these figures to either increase or decrease.  The total number currently on active duty from the Army National Guard and Army Reserve is 70,725; Navy Reserve, 4,423; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 9,721; Marine Corps Reserve, 6,021, and the Coast Guard Reserve, 738.  This brings the total National Guard and Reserve personnel who have been activated to 91,628, including both units and individual augmentees.

                   A cumulative roster of all National Guard and Reserve personnel who are currently activated may be found on line at http://www.defense.gov/news/d20110809ngr.pdf .