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United States military deployments

The military of the United States is deployed in more than 150 countries around the world, with approximately 165,000 of its active-duty personnel serving outside the United States and its territories.[1]

Outside of active combat, US personnel are typically deployed as part of several peacekeeping missions, military attachés, or are part of embassy and consulate security. Nearly 40,000 are assigned to classified missions in locations that the US government refuses to disclose.[2]

The following tables provide detail of various countries, listed by region, where US military are deployed. Countries with fewer than 100 personnel deployed are not specified. These numbers do not include any military or civilian contractors or dependents. Countries in which US military are engaged in combat operations are not included. The numbers are based on the most recent United States Department of Defense statistics as of December 31, 2018.[1]

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AmericasEdit

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
  Contiguous United States 1,097,831 381,376 276,025 147,813 255,975 36,642
  Alaska 19,411 10,246 47 19 7,115 1,984
  Cuba
(Guantanamo Bay)
827 155 572 93 0 7
  Honduras 400 224 3 22 150 1
  Puerto Rico 160 93 27 22 18 0
  Greenland 147 0 0 0 147 0
  Canada 142 7 42 13 76 4
other 664 148 141 270 75 30
Total 1,119,582 392,249 276,857 148,252 263,556 38,668

East Asia and Southeast AsiaEdit

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
  Japan 56,213 2,659 20,722 20,827 11,988 17
  South Korea 26,311 17,676 290 186 8,158 1
  Thailand 305 43 8 225 29 0
  Singapore 208 8 168 8 18 6
  Philippines 152 9 10 123 9 1
other 105 29 36 17 21 2
Total 83,294 20,424 21,234 21,386 20,223 27

EuropeEdit

 
US military bases in Germany in 2014
Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
  Germany 35,220 20,898 391 1,216 12,703 12
  Italy 12,991 4,067 4,031 436 4,455 2
  United Kingdom 9,119 306 204 16 8,570 23
  Spain 3,346 27 2,488 469 362 0
  Belgium 1,074 661 40 9 363 1
  Norway 619 27 5 549 37 1
  Netherlands 411 136 29 2 213 31
  Greece 410 9 378 1 22 0
  Portugal 230 3 45 1 181 0
  Hungary 205 5 141 0 59 0
  Poland 158 45 82 4 27 0
  Romania 111 5 90 4 12 0
other 218 91 31 23 70 3
Total 64,112 26,280 7,955 2,730 27,074 73

Pacific OceanEdit

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
  Hawaii 43,256 16,094 13,781 7,058 5,111 1,212
  Guam 6,242 192 3,975 27 2,048 0
  Australia 248 37 66 52 93 0
other 40 23 4 7 5 1
Total 49,786 16,346 17,826 7,144 7,257 1,213

North Africa and West AsiaEdit

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
  Bahrain 4,376 20 3,319 697 23 317
  Kuwait 1,840 690 3 1,110 37 0
  Turkey 1,681 139 6 4 1,532 0
  Qatar 521 257 3 25 236 0
  United Arab Emirates 403 26 16 277 84 0
  Saudi Arabia 322 214 21 22 55 10
  Egypt 300 264 12 1 23 0
other 239 76 23 96 44 0
Total 9,682 1,686 3,403 2,232 2,034 327

Sub-Saharan Africa, Central & South Asia, and Indian OceanEdit

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
  British Indian Ocean Territory 297 0 260 0 37 0
other 629 144 36 343 105 1
Total 926 144 296 343 142 1

UnspecifiedEdit

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
Domestic 5,877 5,877 0 0 0 0
Overseas 5,790 104 6 3,743 1,099 838
Total 11,667 5,981 6 3,743 1,099 838

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Number of Military and DoD Appropriated Fund (APF) Civilian Personnel Permanently Assigned By Duty Location and Service/Component (as of December 31, 2018)". Defense Manpower Data Center. February 11, 2018.
  2. ^ "America's Forever wars". New York Times. 23 October 2017.

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