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National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated

April 9, 2013

            The Army Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve announced this week a decrease in activated reservists while the Army National Guard and Navy Reserve announced an increase of activated National Guard members and reservists.  The net collective result is 191 additional National Guard members and reservists activated in comparison to last week.

At any given time, services may activate some units and individuals while deactivating others, making it possible for these figures to either increase or decrease.  The total number currently on active duty from the Army National Guard and Army Reserve is 39,102; Navy Reserve, 4,420; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 8,408; Marine Corps Reserve, 2,477; and the Coast Guard Reserve, 539.  This brings the total National Guard and Reserve personnel who have been activated to 54,946, including both units and individual augmentees.

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