Summarized By The Department of Defense
Total numerical strength of the Armed Forces on June 30, 1995, based onpreliminary reports, was 1,547,285.
This is a decrease of 7,017 from May31,1995 and a decrease of 94,323 from the same time in 1994.
These figures represent full-time military personnel comprising both regularand reserves on active duty and officer candidates, including cadets at thethree military academies.
Excluded from these figures are approximately 65,000 full-time militarypersonnel who are paid from other than active duty military personnelappropriations.
This group is funded from appropriations for reservecomponents and Corps of Engineer civil functions.
A comparable figure forFiscal Year 1994 was approximately 68,500.
June 1995 strength figures for each service with month-ago and year-agofigures for comparison are:
6/30/95 5/31/95 Previous Month
(Preliminary) (Actual) Actual Percent06/30/94
Total DOD 1,547,285 1,554,302 -7,017 -0.45% 1,641,608
Army 524,897 527,520 -2,623 -0.50% 557,546
Navy 441,785 445,902 -4,117 -0.92% 477,245
Marine Corps 171,946 171,753 193 0.11% 173,726
Air Force 408,657 409,127 -470 -0.11% 433,091
Please note the active duty personnel strength data provided does not includeSelected Reserve strength ordered to active duty by the President under Title10, United States Code 673(b).