U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
|IMMEDIATE RELEASE||December 16, 2013|
The Department of Defense announced today recruiting and retention statistics for the active and reserve components for fiscal 2014 through October 2013.
• Active Component.
• Recruiting. DOD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal 2014 through October 2013
o Army – 4,210 accessions, with a goal of 4,120; 102 percent
o Navy – 2,155 accessions, with a goal of 2,155; 100 percent
o Marine Corps – - 2,254 accessions, with a goal of 2,252; 100 percent
o Air Force – 1,770 accessions, with a goal of 1,764; 100 percent
• Retention. The Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps exhibited strong retention numbers for the first month of FY 2014.
• Reserve Component.
• Recruiting. The Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps exhibited strong retention numbers for the first month of FY 2014.
o Army National Guard – 49,299 accessions, with a goal of 49,650; 99 percent
o Army Reserve – 26,191 accessions, with a goal of 29,880; 88 percent
o Navy Reserve – 5,584 accessions, with a goal of 5,504; 101 percent
o Marine Corps Reserve – 8,798 accessions, with a goal of 8,798; 100 percent
o Air National Guard – 10,737 accessions, with a goal of 10,500; 102 percent
o Air Force Reserve – 7,846 accessions, with a goal of 5,817; 135 percent
• Attrition – All reserve components met their attrition goals. Current trends are expected to continue. (This indicator lags by one month due to data availability.)
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 901-874-9048 for Navy. The reserve components can be reached at the following numbers: National Guard Bureau 703-607-2586, Army Reserve 910-570-8330, Air Force Reserve 703-697-1761, Navy Reserve 757-322-5652, and Marine Corps Reserve 504-678-6535.
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