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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 455-01
September 25, 2001

MORE NATIONAL GUARD, RESERVE UNITS CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY

Approximately 1105 Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve members are being called to active duty as part of the partial mobilization authorized by President Bush.

These soldiers and airmen called to active duty in this announcement serve in 23 different units from 17 states, the District of Columbia and the territory of Puerto Rico. Among the specialties represented in these units are communications, intelligence, security, mortuary affairs and military police support.

In addition, the Naval Reserve Force has called to active duty approximately 835 Naval reservists across the United States who will serve in security and law enforcement capacities. This brings the total National Guard and Reserve called to active duty to about 14,000 to date.

A list of the major units and duty stations can be found at Http://www.defenselink.mil/news/Sep2001/d20010925ngr.pdf

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