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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 1185-10
December 29, 2010

National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of December 28, 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 778 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 72,143; Navy Reserve, 5,790; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 8,310; Marine Corps Reserve, 5,060; and the Coast Guard Reserve, 779.  This brings the total National Guard and Reserve personnel who have been activated to 92,082, 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/d20101228ngr.pdf.