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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 149-11
February 23, 2011

National Guard (In Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of February 22, 2011

             This week the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps announced a decrease in activated reservists, while the Air Force and Coast Guard announced an increase. The net collective result is 465 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 67,888; Navy Reserve, 5,870; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 9,843; Marine Corps Reserve, 4,880, and the Coast Guard Reserve, 778.  This brings the total National Guard and Reserve personnel who have been activated to 89,259, 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/d20110222ngr.pdf .