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

  No. NR-001-15
IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 06, 2015

DoD Announces Recruiting and Retention Numbers for Fiscal 2015, Through November 2014


The Department of Defense announced today recruiting and retention statistics for the active and reserve components for fiscal 2015, through November 2014.

Active Component

Recruiting. All four active services met or exceeded their numerical accession goals for fiscal 2015, through November.

    • Army – 10,036 accessions, with a goal of 9,880; 101.6 percent.
    • Navy – 5,079 accessions, with a goal of 5,079; 100.0 percent.
    • Marine Corps – 4,126 accessions, with a goal of 4,123; 100.1 percent.
    • Air Force – 3,177 accessions, with a goal of 3,177; 100.0 percent.

Retention. The Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps exhibited strong retention numbers for the second month of fiscal 2014.

Reserve Component

Recruiting. Five of the six reserve components met or exceeded their fiscal-year-to-date 2015 numerical accession goals through November 2014. Five of the six reserve components also met or exceeded the DoD quality benchmarks.

    • Army National Guard – 7,305 accessions, with a goal of 8,128; 89.9 percent.
    • Army Reserve – 5,024 accessions, with a goal of 4,667; 107.6 percent.
    • Navy Reserve – 994 accessions, with a goal of 994; 100.0 percent.
    • Marine Corps Reserve – 1,341 accessions, with a goal of 1,254; 106.9 percent.
    • Air National Guard – 1,346 accessions, with a goal of 1,346; 100.0 percent.
    • Air Force Reserve – 1,179 accessions, with a goal of 1,179; 100.0 percent.

Attrition – Each of the six reserve components met their attrition goals or were within the allowed variance. Current trends are expected to continue. (This indicator lags 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.

 

http://www.defense.gov/releases/release.aspx?releaseid=13242



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