USA — Services Announce November Recruiting Numbers

WASHINGTON — All four active-duty ser­vices and four of the six reserve com­po­nents met or exceed­ed their recruit­ing goals in Novem­ber, the sec­ond month of fis­cal 2012, Pen­ta­gon offi­cials announced today.

Here are the num­bers for the active ser­vices:
— Army: 11,260 acces­sions, for 101 per­cent of its goal of 11,100;
— Navy: 4,457 acces­sions, for 100 per­cent of its goal of 4,457;
— Marine Corps: 3,959 acces­sions, for 100 per­cent of its goal of 3,949;
— Air Force: 5,030 acces­sions, for 100 per­cent of its goal of 5,030.

Four of the six reserve com­po­nents met or exceed­ed their numer­i­cal acces­sion goals:
— Army Nation­al Guard: 7,214 acces­sions, for 93 per­cent of its goal of 7,775;
— Army Reserve: 5,087 acces­sions, for 117 per­cent of its goal of 4,335;
— Navy Reserve: 1,302 acces­sions, for 100 per­cent of its goal of 1,302;
— Marine Corps Reserve: 1,716 acces­sions, for 114 per­cent of its goal of 1,501;
— Air Nation­al Guard: 1,120 acces­sions, for 88 per­cent of its goal of 1,275;
— Air Force Reserve: 1,292 acces­sions, for 100 per­cent of its goal of 1,292.

The Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force all exhib­it­ed strong reten­tion num­bers for the first two months of fis­cal year-to-date 2012.

All reserve com­po­nents are on tar­get to achieve their fis­cal 2012 attri­tion goals.

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

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