Selective Service System


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Registration compliance (end of Sept 2003)

Men 18 to 25 years old who have registered: 93 percent Men 20 to 25 years old who have registered (draft-eligible): 95.4 percent Number of names and addresses on file for men 18 to 25 years old: About 13.5 million


Agency Budget (FY 2004)                                         



Agency Personnel

Full-time positions (FTEs) are authorized at 166. Part-time Reserve Force Officer (RFO) positions staffed in peacetime are 350. There are 56 part-time State Directors (including Guam, Puerto Rico, N. Mariana Islands, Virgin Islands, Washington, D.C., and New York City). There are 10,620 part-time volunteer Local & Appeal Board members and 240 Civilian Review Board members (part-time volunteers). Number of Local Boards currently total 1,980


Agency's Directors and Managers at National Headquarters
Arlington, VA 22209-2425

On November 29, 2004, Mr. William A. Chatfield became the 11th Director of Selective Service having been nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate.


Deputy Director
S. Eric Benson


Chief of Staff
Ernest E. Garcia


Support Services
Edward A. Blackadar, Jr.


Willie L. Blanding Jr.


Public & Intergovernmental Affairs
Richard S. Flahavan


Financial Management
William Reese


Information Technology
Scott Campbell