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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 084-03
February 26, 2003

NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF FEBRUARY 26, 2003

This week the Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps each announce an increase of reservists on active duty in support of the partial mobilization. The Navy reports no change. The net collective result is 16,735 more reservists than last week.

The total number of reserve personnel currently on active duty in support of the partial mobilization for the Army National Guard and Army Reserve is 123,448; Naval Reserve, 6,933; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 19,906; Marine Corps Reserve, 14,727; and the Coast Guard Reserve, 3,069. This brings the total Reserve and National Guard on active duty to 168,083 including both units and individual augmentees.

At any given time, services may mobilize some units and individuals while demobilizing others, making it possible for these figures to either increase or decrease.

A cumulative roster of all National Guard and Reserve who are currently on active duty can be found at http://www.defenselink.mil/news/Feb2003/d20030226ngr.pdf.