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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 137-02
March 20, 2002

NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF MARCH 20

This week, the Air Force and the Marine Corps announce increases of 130 and two reservists, respectively, on active duty in support of the partial mobilization, while the Army and Navy report no change. The net collective result is 132 more reservists than last week.

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 on active duty in support of the partial mobilization for the Army National Guard and Army Reserve is 27,965; Naval Reserve, 10,597; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 35,905; Marine Corps Reserve, 4,400; and the Coast Guard Reserve 1,841. This brings the total Reserve and National Guard on active duty to 80,708 from 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and individual augmentees.

A cumulative roster of all National Guard and Reserve who are currently on active duty can be found at http://www.defenselink.mil/news/Mar2002/d20020320ngr.pdf.

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