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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 569-01
November 06, 2001

RESERVE FORCES CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY - NOV. 6

An additional 194 Army reservists and Army National Guard members are being called to active duty today as part of the partial mobilization authorized by President Bush. This brings the total Army reserve force soldiers called to active duty to 14,125 to date.

The soldiers called to active duty in this announcement serve in six different units from six states. Among the specialties represented by these units are military police, air defense and infantry.

Also, an additional 189 members from organizations and eight individual mobilization augmentees of the Air Force Reserve Command were called to active duty. The Air Force has reviewed the Air National Guard units and individuals called to active duty and provides the attached cumulative roster of call-ups to date. This brings the total Air Force reservists called to active duty to 28,989 to date.

At any given time, services may mobilize some units and individuals while demobilizing others, making it is possible for these figures to either increase or decrease.

Total number currently called to active duty for the Army National Guard and Army Reserve is 14,125; Naval Reserve, 6,533; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 28,989; Marine Corps Reserve, 612; and the Coast Guard Reserve 2,198. This brings the total Reserve and National Guard called to active duty to 52,457 from 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and individual augmentees.

A list of the major duty units can be found at http://www.defenselink.mil/news/Nov2001/d20011106ngr.pdf.

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