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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 346-03
May 21, 2003

NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVE MOBILIZED AS OF MAY 21, 2003

This week the Army and Marine Corps each announce an increase of reservists on active duty in support of the partial mobilization. The Navy and Air Force each announce a decrease. The net collective result is 752 more 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 146,259; Naval Reserve 11,917; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 36,558; Marine Corps Reserve, 21,264; and the Coast Guard Reserve, 4,405. This brings the total Reserve and National Guard on active duty to 220,403 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/May2003/d20030521ngr.pdf.