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Women in the Military & Women Veterans

Reserve & Guard Component Personnel by Component, Officer/Enlisted Status & Sex as of 30 Sept 2011

 

 

 

 

Component &

Status*

 

 

Number of Women

 

 Number of

Men

 

 

 Total

 

Women as of Percentage of Total

Total Reserve & Guard**

      Officer

      Enlisted

      Total

 

23,062

129,585

152,647

 

103,009

592,278

695,287

 

126,071

721,863

847,934

 

18.3%

17.9%

18.0%

Army Guard

     Officer

     Enlisted

    Total

 

5,431

47,276

52,707

 

38,157

270,697

308,854

 

43,588

317,973

361,561

 

12.4%

14.9%

14.6%

Army Reserve

     Officer

     Enlisted

     Total

 

8,659

38,737

47,396

 

26,840

130,567

157,407

 

35,499

169,304

204,803

 

24.4%

22.9%

23.1%

Navy Reserve

     Officer

     Enlisted

     Total

 

2,433

10,670

13,103

 

11,785

39,904

51,689

 

14,218

50,574

64,792

 

17.1%

21.0%

20.2%

Marine Corps Reserve

     Officer

     Enlisted

     Total

 

264

1,562

1,826

 

3,549

34,397

37,946

 

3,813

35,959

39,772

 

6.9%

4.3%

4.6%

Air Guard

     Officer

      Enlisted

      Total

 

2,514

16,986

19,500

 

11,904

74,281

86,185

 

14,418

91,267

105,685

 

17.4%

18.6%

17.5%

Air Reserve

     Officer

     Enlisted

     Total

 

3,761

14,354

18,115

 

10,774

42,432

53,206

 

14,535

56,786

71,321

 

25.9%

25.3%

25.4%

Coast Guard Reserve

     Officer

     Enlisted

     Total

 

267

248

515

 

1,042

905

1,947

 

1,309

1,153

2,462

 

20.4%

23.1%

20.9%

         *Officers include Warrant Officers.  ** Does not  include Coast Guard which in peacetime is part of the Department of Homeland Security

Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Manpower Data Center, unpublished data as of 30 September 2011  Compiled by the Women Research & Education Institute, April  2012.

Figures in MS Word format

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For more information about WREI's Women in the Military Project

contact:

Lory Manning

Project Director

(202) 280-2719,