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Release No: 366-09
May 27, 2009

National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 26, 2009

                This week the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard announced an increase, while the Army announced a decrease.  The net collective result is 455 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 109,076; Navy Reserve, 6,562; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 15,386; Marine Corps Reserve, 9,199; and the Coast Guard Reserve, 758.  This brings the total National Guard and Reserve personnel who have been activated to 140,981, 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/May2009/d20090526ngr.pdf

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