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Release No: 488-09
July 08, 2009

National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of July 7, 2009

              This week the Army, Navy and Air Force announced increases in activated reservists, while the Marine Corps and Coast Guard announced decreases.  The net collective result is 503 more 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 110,505; Navy Reserve, 6,409; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 16,172; Marine Corps Reserve, 8,602; and the Coast Guard Reserve, 691.  This brings the total National Guard and Reserve personnel who have been activated to 142,379, including both units and individual augmentees.


A cumulative roster of all National Guard and Reserve personnel who are currently activated may be found at http://www.defenselink.mil/news/Jul2009/d20090707ngr.pdf.

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