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

  No. 293-08
IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2008
DoD Announces R
Recruiting and Retention Numbers for March 2008


 

 

The Department of Defense announced today its recruiting and retention statistics for the active and reserve components for the month of March.

Active Duty Recruiting.

March Monthly.  All services met or exceeded recruiting goals for the month of March (below) and have surpassed goals for fiscal 2008 to date.

 


March 2008 Accessions Goal Percent
Army 6,066 6,000 101
Navy 2,909 2,909 100
Marine Corps 2,234 1,632 137
Air Force 2,093 2,093 100

 

Active Duty Retention. Army and the Marine Corps retention continued with a strong showing this month; both are exceeding year-to-date goals.

Reserve Forces Recruiting.

March Monthly. All six reserve components met or exceeded their accession goals through March 2008.

 


March 2008 Accessions Goal Percent
Army National Guard 6,048 6,040 100
Army Reserve 4,304 3,543 121
Navy Reserve 865 865 100
Marine Corps Reserve 553 553 100
Air National Guard 946 784 121
Air Force Reserve 720 719 100

 

                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) 874-9049 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 (504) 678-6055; and Marine Corps Reserve (504) 678-6535.

http://www.defenselink.mil/Releases/Release.aspx?ReleaseID=11826



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