This chapter contains demographic data on the Reserve and Guard population, including the DoD Reserve and Guard components as well as the DHS Coast Guard Reserve. The first section presents information on Ready Reserve personnel. The Ready Reserve comprises the Selected Reserve, the Individual Ready Reserve, and the Inactive National Guard. Because Selected Reserve members train throughout the year and participate annually in Active Duty training exercises, the rest of the sections in this chapter focus on the Selected Reserve. The specific characteristics of the Selected Reserve components addressed in this chapter include gender, race and ethnicity, geographic location, age, education level and retirements and losses.

Chapter 3: Reserve Losses

Reserve Losses

This visualization presents 2020 data on Reserve losses. The first visualization focuses on the type of Selected Reserve losses, while the second visualization focuses on Ready Reserve retirements. The visualization can be manipulated by using the filter drop-down options to select desired criteria.