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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 789-04
August 18, 2004

National Guard and Reserve Mobilized as of August 18, 2004

This week, the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps announced an increase in the number of reservists on active duty in support of the partial mobilization, while the Coast Guard total remains unchanged. The net collective result is 9,438 more reservists on active duty 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 131,630; Naval Reserve 3,605; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 11,610; Marine Corps Reserve, 11,311; and the Coast Guard Reserve, 1,546. This brings the total National Guard and Reserve on active duty to 159,702 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/Aug2004/d20040818ngr.pdf.