The Department of Defense announced today that the the Air Force active and reserve components met their recruiting and retention benchmarks fiscal year-to-date 2011, through May.
The Air Force had 18,444 accessions, which was its fiscal year-to-date 2011 recruiting goals. DoD said the service is on track to meet its fiscal year-to-date 2011 retention goals.
The Air National Guard had 4,529 accessions, with a goal of 4,523; while the
Air Force Reserve had 6,079 accessions, with a goal of 6,194. DoD said that both components are on target to achieve their fiscal year attrition goals.