The Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Air National Guard and Coast Guard Reserve announced this week a decrease in activated National Guard members and reservists while the Marine Corps Reserve and Air Force Reserve announced an increase of activated National Guard members and reservists. The net collective result is 305 fewer 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 38,773; Navy Reserve, 4,862; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 7,364; Marine Corps Reserve, 2,115; and the Coast Guard Reserve, 554. This brings the total National Guard and Reserve personnel who have been activated to 53,668, including both units and individual augmentees.
A cumulative roster of all National Guard and Reserve personnel who are currently activated may be found online at http://www.defense.gov/news/MobilizationWeeklyReport020513.pdf
- 63,208 Guard & Reserve Troops serving Active Duty (waronterrornews.typepad.com)
- 58,962 Guard & Reserve on Active Duty (waronterrornews.typepad.com)
- National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Activated As Of January 29, 2013 (goodsoldiersorg.wordpress.com)
- National Guard (In Federal Status) And Reserve Activated As Of December 4, 2012 (goodsoldiersorg.wordpress.com)