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Friday, November 15, 2013

DOD: 7,559 Air Force Reservists activated as of Oct. 30

11/14/2013 - WASHINGTON -- The Air Force Reserve had 7,559 reservists activated as of Oct. 30, 2013, according to data released by the Department of Defense.

The Army National Guard, Navy Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve and Coast Guard Reserve announced this week a decrease in activated National Guard members and reservists, while the Army Reserve, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve announced an increase of activated reservists. The net collective result is 105 fewer activated National Guard members and reservists 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 32,782; Navy Reserve, 4,298; Marine Corps Reserve, 1,990; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 7,559; and the Coast Guard Reserve, 373. This brings the total National Guard and reserve personnel who have been activated to 47,002, including both units and individual augmentees.

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