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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 448-01
September 22, 2001

MORE NATIONAL GUARD, RESERVE CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY

Approximately 5,172 more Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve members have been called to active duty as part of the partial mobilization authorized by President Bush. This brings the total Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve called to active duty to 10,303 to date.

More than 3,000 of those called to active duty in this iteration serve in 12 different units from 11 states. These units will provide air refueling and joint communications. Additional security force personnel called to active duty are 78 Air National Guard members from 24 other units and 56 Air Force Reservists from 12 other units.

Also called to active duty are, approximately, an additional 2,075 Air Force Reserve individual mobilization augmentees, ordered to report for duty across the United States at several duty stations.

A list of the major units and duty stations for augmentees can be found at http://www.defenselink.mil/news/Sep2001/d20010922ng.pdf

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