Countries in which the U.S. has a military presence in 2007
More than 1,000 US personnel
More than 100 US personnel
Use of military facilities
Overseas troops (1950-2010)
The military of the United States is deployed in more than 150 countries around the world, with 172,966 of its 1,372,522 active-duty personnel serving outside the United States and its territories. Most of these overseas personnel are deployed in combat zones in the Middle east, as part of the War on Terror. Many of the remainder are located at installations activated during the Cold War, by which the US government sought to challenge the Soviet Union in the aftermath of World War II.
U.S. personnel are seeing active combat in Afghanistan. Others are deployed as part of several peacekeeping missions, military attachés, or are part of embassy and consulate security.
The following are countries, listed by region, in which U.S. military personnel are deployed. The most current numbers are based on United States Department of Defense statistics as of December 31, 2012. These numbers do not include any military or civilian contractors or dependents. Countries with fewer than 75 U.S. personnel deployed are omitted.
Combat zones 
Africa and the Middle East 
US military bases in Germany in 2009.
Western Hemisphere 
United States 
There are 1,199,556 personnel on active duty in the United States and its territories:
See also 
- ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah "Total Military Personnel and Dependent End Strength By Service, Regional Area, and Country". United States Department of Defense. December 31, 2012.
- ^ Lynn E. Davis; Stacie L. Pettyjohn; Melanie W. Sisson; Stephen M. Worman; Michael J. McNerney (2012). "U.S. Overseas Military Presence: What Are the Strategic Choices?". Project Air Force. RAND Corporation. ISBN 978-0-8330-7340-2. Retrieved 6 November 2012.
- ^ "Last of 33,000 US surge troops leave Afghanistan". World News on NBCNews.com. Associated Press. 20 September 2012. Retrieved 6 November 2012. "The withdrawal, which leaves 68,000 American forces in the war zone, comes as the security transition to Afghan forces is in trouble, threatened by a spike in so-called insider attacks in which Afghan Army and police troops, or insurgents dressed in their uniforms, have been attacking and killing U.S. and NATO forces."
- ^ http://rt.com/usa/news/us-troops-kuwait-iran-741/
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