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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 205-02
April 24, 2002

NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF APRIL 24

This week the Air Force announces a decrease of 706 reservists on active duty in support of the partial mobilization, while the Marine Corps and the Navy announce slight increases. The Army reports no change. The net collective result is 681 fewer reservists than last week.

Total number currently on active duty in support of the partial mobilization for the Army National Guard and Army Reserve is 28,670; Naval Reserve, 9,934; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 37,160; Marine Corps Reserve, 4,392; and the Coast Guard Reserve 1,770. This brings the total Reserve and National Guard on active duty to 81,926 from 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and individual augmentees.

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

A cumulative roster of all National Guard and Reserve who are currently on active duty can be found at http://www.defenselink.mil/news/Apr2002/d20020424ngr.pdf .

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