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Release No: 410-10
May 19, 2010

National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 18, 2010

           This week the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps announced a decrease in activated reservists, while the Air Force announced an increase. The Coast Guard announced no change. The net collective result is 945 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 98,791; Navy Reserve, 6,399; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 18,318; Marine Corps Reserve, 6,724; and the Coast Guard Reserve, 834.  This brings the total National Guard and Reserve personnel who have been activated to 131,066, including both units and individual augmentees.

           A cumulative roster of all National Guard and Reserve personnel who are currently activated may be found on line at http://www.defense.gov/news/d20100518ngr.pdf .

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