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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 170,000 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 June 30, 2018.[1]

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AmericasEdit

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
  Contiguous United States 1,094,456 382,544 273,193 146,638 255,181 36,900
  Alaska 19,978 10,724 50 21 7,186 1,997
  Cuba
(Guantanamo Bay)
825 152 546 121 0 6
  Honduras 387 222 3 13 149 0
  Greenland 164 0 0 0 164 0
  Puerto Rico 163 93 27 25 18 0
  Canada 138 7 36 12 79 4
other 725 179 143 268 76 59
Total 1,116,836 393,921 273,998 147,098 262,853 38,966

East Asia and Southeast AsiaEdit

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
  Japan 53,660 2,673 20,176 18,701 12,090 20
  South Korea 26,045 17,342 314 196 8,192 1
  Philippines 305 10 10 275 10 0
  Thailand 303 43 8 223 29 0
  Singapore 209 11 170 4 16 8
other 115 29 40 22 23 1
Total 80,637 20,108 20,718 19,421 20,360 30

EuropeEdit

 
US military bases in Germany in 2014
Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
  Germany 35,369 20,947 411 1,223 12,779 9
  Italy 12,645 4,192 3,971 177 4,302 3
  United Kingdom 9,132 297 202 12 8,592 29
  Spain 3,607 26 2,415 762 404 0
  Belgium 924 647 38 3 235 1
Armed Forces Europe 428 0 0 5 224 199
  Netherlands 415 127 31 3 220 34
  Romania 415 8 88 307 12 0
  Greece 394 6 365 2 21 0
  Norway 356 29 6 281 40 0
  Portugal 238 1 46 2 189 0
  Hungary 209 6 141 0 62 0
  Poland 148 38 80 4 26 0
other 214 86 33 17 76 2
Total 64,494 26,410 7,827 2,798 27,182 277

Pacific OceanEdit

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
  Hawaii 42,675 16,498 13,737 6,182 5,039 1,219
  Guam 6,071 191 3,787 20 2,073 0
Armed Forces Pacific 2,128 0 0 2,127 1 0
  Australia 1,509 39 66 1,320 84 0
other 34 21 5 3 5 0
Total 52,417 16,749 17,595 9,652 7,202 1,219

South West Asia and North AfricaEdit

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
  Bahrain 4,107 20 3,232 725 18 112
  Kuwait 1,816 729 4 1,041 42 0
  Turkey 1,674 153 5 2 1,514 0
  Qatar 791 268 5 264 254 0
  United Arab Emirates 417 36 15 274 92 0
  Saudi Arabia 321 223 20 20 58 0
  Egypt 282 241 15 1 25 0
other 234 67 20 103 44 0
Total 9,642 1,737 3,316 2,430 2,047 112

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

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
  British Indian Ocean Territory 284 0 244 0 40 0
other 676 135 35 397 108 1
Total 960 135 279 397 148 1

UnspecifiedEdit

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
Domestic 6,088 6,088 0 0 0 0
Overseas 5,461 114 8 3,423 1,120 796
Total 11,549 6,202 8 3,423 1,120 796

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 June 30, 2018)". Defense Manpower Data Center.
  2. ^ "America's Forever wars". New York Times. 23 October 2017.

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