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

  No. 581-08
IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2008

DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for June 2008


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

·         Active Duty Recruiting.

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


June 2008 Accessions Goal Pecent
Army 9,365 9,250 101
Navy 4,209 4,209 100
Marine Corps 4,531 3,934 115
Air Force 2,203 2,194 100

 

Active Duty Retention. Retention remains strong in the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps as each are meeting or exceeding year-to-date goals. 

  ·         Reserve Forces Recruiting.

June Monthly.  Five of the six reserve components met or exceeded their accession goals for June 2008.


June 2008 Accessions Goal Percent
Army National Guard 5,290 5,265 100
Army Reserve 3,138 3,175 99
Navy Reserve 725 725 100
Marine Corps Reserve 1,054 1,054 100
Air National Guard 910 767 119
Air Force Reserve 690 690 100

 

·         Reserve Attrition. Losses in all reserve components are within acceptable limits. 

            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=12052



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