DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal Year-to-date 2011, through June

           The Depart­ment of Defense announced today recruit­ing and reten­tion sta­tis­tics for the active and reserve com­po­nents for fis­cal year-to-date 2011, through June.

o      Active Com­po­nent.

      o     Recruit­ing — Year to Date.   All four active ser­vices met or exceed­ed their numer­i­cal acces­sion goals for fis­cal year-to-date 2011, through June. 

           o Army — 49,873 acces­sions, with a goal of 49,000; 102 per­cent
           o Navy — 24,550 acces­sions, with a goal of 24,550; 100 per­cent
           o Marine Corps — 18,926 acces­sions, with a goal of 18,886; 100 per­cent
           o Air Force — 21,025 acces­sions, with a goal of 21,025; 100 per­cent

      o    Reten­tion.   The ser­vices are on track to meet their fis­cal year-to-date 2011 reten­tion goals.

o      Reserve Com­po­nent.

o    Recruit­ing.   Five of the six reserve com­po­nents met or exceed­ed their numer­i­cal acces­sion goals for fis­cal year-to-date 2011, through June.

           o Army Nation­al Guard — 38,350 acces­sions, with a goal of 39,108; 98 per­cent
           o Army Reserve — 22,892 acces­sions, with a goal of 20,901; 110 per­cent
           o Navy Reserve — 6,257 acces­sions, with a goal of 6,257; 100 per­cent
           o Marine Corps Reserve — 7,753 acces­sions, with a goal of 7,233; 107 per­cent
           o Air Nation­al Guard — 5,179 acces­sions, with a goal of 5,179; 100 per­cent
           o Air Force Reserve — 6,899 acces­sions, with a goal of 6,887; 100 per­cent

     o     Attri­tion.   All reserve com­po­nents are on tar­get to achieve their fis­cal year attri­tion goals.

           Detailed infor­ma­tion on spe­cif­ic recruit­ing data can be obtained by con­tact­ing the indi­vid­ual mil­i­tary recruit­ing com­mands at 502–626-0164 for Army, 210–565-4678 for Air Force, 703–784-9454 for Marine Corps, and 901–874-9048 for Navy.  The reserve com­po­nents can be reached at the fol­low­ing num­bers:  Nation­al Guard Bureau 703–607-2586; Army Reserve 404–464-8490; Air Force Reserve 703–697-1761; Navy Reserve 757–322-5652; and Marine Corps Reserve 504–678-6535.

Source:
U.S. Depart­ment of Defense
Office of the Assis­tant Sec­re­tary of Defense (Pub­lic Affairs)