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08/30/2012
National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of August 29, 2012

            The Coast Guard and Marine Corps announced this week a decrease in activated reservists while the Army, Navy and Air Force announced an increase.  The net collective result is 1,031 additional reservists and National...



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