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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 976-12
December 13, 2012

National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of December 11, 2012

            The Army Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and the Coast Guard Reserve announced this week a decrease in activated Guard members and reservists while the Army National Guard and Navy Reserve announced an increase of activated Guard members and reservists.  The net collective result is 469 more reservists and National Guard members activated in comparison to 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 42,013; Navy Reserve, 4,946; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 8,241; Marine Corps Reserve, 2,386; and the Coast Guard Reserve, 658.  This brings the total National Guard and Reserve personnel who have been activated to 58,244, including both units and individual augmentees. 

            A cumulative roster of all National Guard and Reserve personnel who are currently activated may be found online at http://www.defense.gov/news/MobilizationWeeklyReport121112.pdf