United States military deployments

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The military of the United States is deployed in more than 150 countries around the world, with over 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, 2019.[1]

Americas

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
United States Contiguous United States 1,109,347 388,276 279,248 145,114 260,067 36,642
 Alaska 19,347 9,902 45 17 7,383 2,000
 Cuba
(Guantanamo Bay)
825 144 555 120 0 6
 Honduras 464 224 3 82 154 1
 Puerto Rico 159 94 25 21 19 0
 Greenland 154 0 0 0 154 0
 Canada 145 8 43 13 75 6
other 674 144 142 281 76 31
Total 1,131,115 398,792 280,061 145,648 267,928 38,686

East Asia, Southeast Asia, and Pacific Ocean

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
 Japan 55,327 2,671 20,845 19,348 12,447 16
 Hawaii 43,026 15,605 13,758 7,071 5,309 1,283
 South Korea 26,086 17,471 256 191 8,167 1
 Guam 5,630 172 3,386 21 2,051 0
 Australia 2,352 34 686 1,546 86 0
 Thailand 294 40 9 215 30 0
 Singapore 198 9 160 2 19 8
 Philippines 191 10 12 158 10 1
other 145 53 40 23 25 4
Total 133,249 36,065 39,152 28,575 28,144 1,313

Europe

US military bases in Germany in 2014
Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
 Germany 35,232 20,736 406 1,228 12,852 10
 Italy 12,847 3,909 4,008 328 4,600 2
 United Kingdom 9,312 293 213 28 8,762 16
 Spain 3,731 24 2,527 814 366 0
 Belgium 1,060 629 41 10 379 1
 Norway 687 24 5 619 38 1
 Netherlands 406 128 27 2 217 32
 Greece 399 9 365 1 24 0
 Portugal 229 2 47 1 179 0
 Hungary 204 5 139 0 60 0
 Poland 162 48 82 3 29 0
other 433 102 113 61 153 4
Total 64,702 25,909 7,973 3,095 27,659 66

West Asia, Central Asia, South Asia, Africa, and Indian Ocean

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
 Bahrain 4,371 17 3,366 623 25 340
 Jordan 2,795 >0 unknown unknown >0 unknown
 Kuwait 1,885 732 3 1,103 47 0
 Turkey 1,678 146 6 2 1,524 0
 Qatar 575 286 4 31 254 0
 United Arab Emirates 352 31 13 218 90 0
 British Indian Ocean Territory
(Diego Garcia)
320 0 285 0 35 0
 Saudi Arabia 298 206 21 10 51 10
 Egypt 271 242 6 1 22 0
other 933 227 57 497 151 1
Total 13,478 1,887+ 3,761 2,485 2,199+ 351

Unspecified

Jurisdiction Totale Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
Overseas 9,076 120 2 7,011 1,109 834
Domestic 6,010 6,010 0 0 0 0
Total 15,086 6,130 2 7,011 1,109 834

See also

References

  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, 2019)". Defense Manpower Data Center. August 23, 2019.
  2. ^ "America's Forever wars". New York Times. 23 October 2017.

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