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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 868-08
October 15, 2008

National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of October 14, 2008

This week the Army, Navy and Coast Guard announced an increase, while the Marine Corps and Air Force announced a decrease.  The net collective result is 395 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 94,705; Navy Reserve, 6,438; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 11,238; Marine Corps Reserve, 7,424; and the Coast Guard Reserve, 747. This brings the total National Guard and Reserve personnel who have been activated to 120,552, including both units and individual augmentees.
 
A cumulative roster of all National Guard and Reserve personnel who are currently activated can be found at http://www.defenselink.mil/news/Oct2008/d20081014ngr.pdf .

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