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Assigned Strength, Gender, Race, Marital, Education and Age Profile of Active Duty Force

September 2008

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  • 1. Active Duty Demographic Profile Assigned Strength, Gender, Race, Marital, Education and Age Profile of Active Duty Force September 2008 October 2008
  • 2. Research Assumptions
    • Data were extracted from Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) manpower and personnel files.
    Data Source
    • Includes Warrant Officers
    Officers
  • 3. Assigned Strength of Active Duty Force 1.4 Million Assigned * Includes Warrant Officers 100% 1,429,036 232,139 1,196,897 Total 2.9% 41,362 8,134 33,228 Coast Guard 22.6% 322,900 64,805 258,095 Air Force 13.9% 198,415 20,202 178,213 Marine Corps 22.9% 326,684 51,388 275,296 Navy 37.8% 539,675 87,610 452,065 Army Percentage Total Officers* Enlisted Service September 2008
  • 4. Active Duty Gender Distribution
    • Air Force has highest percent of women
      • 18% Officers
      • 20% Enlisted
    * Includes Warrant Officers One-Seventh Are Female
  • 5. Race Profile of Active Duty Force * Includes Black & Other
    • Over one-fourth are race minorities (25%)
    • Blacks comprise nearly one-fifth (18%) of active duty force
    7.6% 17.8% 25.4% 74.6% Total 11.9% 6.1% 18% 82% Coast Guard 6.3% 15.6% 21.9% 78.1% Air Force 5.2% 11.1% 16.3% 83.7% Marine Corps 14.4% 19.3% 33.8% 66.2% Navy 4.6% 21.5% 26.1% 73.9% Army % Other % Black % Minorities* % White Service Race Distribution, September 2008
  • 6. Marital Profile of Active Duty Force * Includes Warrant Officers ** Numbers do not equal 100% because other marital status not listed.
    • Total active duty rate is 55%
      • Ranges from 45% in Marine Corps to 60% in Air Force
    • Half of enlisted force (52%) are married
    • Five-sevenths (70%) of officers are married
    Half Are Married
  • 7. Education Profile of Active Duty Force * Unknowns: Army: 1.4% ** Includes Warrant Officers; Unknowns: Navy: 14.6%, Air Force: 2.9% and Coast Guard 1.1%
    • 93% of total DoD enlisted* earned High School Diploma or equivalent and above
    • 90% of total DoD officers** have a college degree or higher
    Almost All Enlisted Are High School Grads
  • 8. Age Distribution of Active Duty Force * May not add to 100.0% due to rounding
    • Marine Corps has highest percentage of 18-21 year olds (37%)
    • Average age of total active duty force is 28
    Almost Half Are Between 22-30 Yrs 28 0.6% 8% 24.8% 47% 19.9% Total 30 1% 12% 27% 48% 12.2% Coast Guard 30 0.6% 10% 28.3% 46% 14.4% Air Force 25 0.2% 3.1% 14% 46% 36.9% Marine Corps 29 0.8% 8.3% 26.3% 46% 18.6% Navy 29 0.7% 7.9% 25.6% 48% 18.3% Army Average Age 51-59 41-50 31-40 22-30 18-21 Service