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Release No: 937-09
December 02, 2009

National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of December 1, 2009

This week the Air Force and Coast Guard announced an increase in activated reservists, while the Army, Navy and Marine Corps announced a decrease.  The net collective result is 999 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 104,659; Navy Reserve, 6,362; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 13,828; Marine Corps Reserve, 7,589; and the Coast Guard Reserve, 781.  This brings the total National Guard and Reserve personnel who have been activated to 133,219, 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/Dec2009/d20091201ngr.pdf .

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