USA – National Guard (in Federal Status) and Reserve Activated as of May 25, 2010

This week the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps announced a decrease in activated reservists, while the Air Force announced an increase. The Coast Guard announced no change. The net collective result is 2,005 fewer reservists activated than 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 96,849; Navy Reserve, 6,280; Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, 18,451; Marine Corps Reserve, 6,647; and the Coast Guard Reserve, 834. This brings the total National Guard and Reserve personnel who have been activated to 129,061, including both units and individual augmentees.

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