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

  No. 683-08
IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 11, 2008

DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for July 2008


 

 

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

·         Active Duty Recruiting.

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


July 2008
Accessions Goal Percent
Army 10,141 10,000 101
Navy 4,200 4,200 100
Marine Corps 4,783 4,094 117
Air Force 2,555 2,541 101
  • Active Duty Retention. Army, Navy and Marine Corps met or exceeded their cumulative goals for fiscal 2008 through July.

·         Reserve Forces Recruiting.

  • July Monthly. All six reserve components met or exceeded their accession goals for July 2008.

July 2008
Accessions Goal Percent
Army National Guard 5,467 5,436 101
Army Reserve 2,971 2,906 102
Navy Reserve 551 551 100
Marine Corps Reserve 819 819 100
Air National Guard 936 725 129
Air Force Reserve 695 695 100

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·         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.


 

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