The following is a release from the Department of Defense
The Department of Defense announced today recruiting and retention statistics for the active and reserve components for fiscal 2012, through January.
Recruiting. All four active services met or exceeded their numerical accession goals for fiscal 2012, through January.
- Army 17,123 accessions, with a goal of 17,050; 100 percent
- Navy 9,289 accessions, with a goal of 9,289; 100 percent
- Marine Corps 7,795 accessions, with a goal of 7,777; 100 percent
- Air Force 10,207 accessions, with a goal of 10,207; 100 percent
Retention. The Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force all exhibited stron