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Active, Reserve Forces Meet Recruiting Goals Through June

American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, July 23, 2012 – The military’s active and reserve components met or exceeded their recruiting goals for fiscal 2012 through June, Pentagon officials reported today.

Here are the numbers for the active services:

-- Army: 42,538 accessions, 101 percent of its goal of 42,250;

–- Navy: 24,854 accessions, 100 percent of its goal of 24,848;

-- Marine Corps: 18,391 accessions, 100 percent of its goal of 18,346; and

-- Air Force: 21,332 accessions, 100 percent of its goal of 21,332.

All four services exhibited strong retention through the ninth month of fiscal 2012, officials said.

Here are the reserve component numbers:

-- Army National Guard: 36,508 accessions, 102 percent of its goal of 35,876;

-- Army Reserve: – 19,918 accessions, 101 percent of its goal of 19,736;

-- Navy Reserve: 5,841 accessions100 percent of its goal of 5,841;

-- Marine Corps Reserve: 6,927 accessions, 104 percent of its goal of 6,649;

-- Air National Guard: 6,453 accessions, 100 percent of its goal of 6,439; and

-- Air Force Reserve: 6,458 accessions, 100 percent of its goal of 6,458.

All reserve components are on target to achieve their fiscal year attrition goals, officials said.

 

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