Services Announce Recruiting Numbers For Fiscal Year 2011

WASHINGTON — All four active-duty ser­vices and five of the six reserve com­po­nents met or exceed­ed their recruit­ing goals for fis­cal year 2011, offi­cials announced yes­ter­day.

The Army Nation­al Guard inten­tion­al­ly achieved 95 per­cent of its acces­sion goal in order to stay with­in its con­gres­sion­al­ly autho­rized end strength.

All four active ser­vices met their numer­i­cal acces­sion goals for fis­cal year 2011.

  • Army: 64,019 acces­sions, for 100 per­cent of its goal of 64,000;
  • Navy: 33,444 acces­sions, for 100 per­cent of its goal of 33,400;
  • Marine Corps: 29,773 acces­sions, for 100 per­cent of its goal of 29,750;
  • Air Force: 28,518 acces­sions, for 100 per­cent of its goal of 28,515.

Five of the six reserve com­po­nents met or exceed­ed their numer­i­cal acces­sion goals for fis­cal year 2011.

  • Army Nation­al Guard: 50,430 acces­sions, for 95 per­cent of its goal of 53,000;
  • Army Reserve: 30,087 acces­sions, for 106 per­cent of its goal of 28,320:
  • Navy Reserve: 8,364 acces­sions, for 100 per­cent of its goal of 8,344;
  • Marine Corps Reserve: 9,180 acces­sions, for 100 per­cent of its goal of 9,157;
  • Air Nation­al Guard: 7,182 acces­sions, for 108 per­cent of its goal of 6,632;
  • Air Force Reserve: 9,069 acces­sions, for 103 per­cent of its goal of 8,831.

The Army, Navy, and Marine Corps exceed­ed their fis­cal year 2011 reten­tion goals in all cat­e­gories. The Air Force achieved 96 per­cent of its careerist reten­tion goal.

All reserve com­po­nents are on tar­get to achieve their fis­cal year 2011 attri­tion goals. End of fis­cal 2011 achieve­ments will be pub­lished in the Novem­ber 2011 report.

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