Active-duty services exceed recruiting goals
Active-duty services exceeded their January recruiting goals, while some reserve branches fell short, the Defense Department announced Friday.
The Army met 103 percent of its goal with 8,337 recruits; the Navy got 101 percent of its goal with 2,726 new sailors; the Marine Corps met 106 percent of its goal with 3,234 Marine recruits; and the Air Force got 101 percent of its goal with 2,195 new airmen, according to the DOD.
The Army National Guard also got 113 percent of its goal with 6,341 recruits, while the Marine Corps Reserve and Air Force Reserve each met 100 percent of their goal with 854 and 2,362 recruits respectively.
Meanwhile, the Navy Reserve came up short, meeting 88 percent of its goal with 757 recruits.