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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 447-02
August 28, 2002

NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF AUGUST 28

This week the Army Air Force, and Navy each announce decreases of reservists on active duty in support of the partial mobilization. The net collective result is 2,050 fewer reservists than last week.

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. Total number currently on active duty in support of the partial mobilization for the Army National Guard and Army Reserve is 36,741; Naval Reserve, 6,494; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 26,348; Marine Corps Reserve, 3,789; and the Coast Guard Reserve 1,096. This brings the total Reserve and National Guard on active duty to 74,468 including both units 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/Aug2002/d20020828ngr.pdf.