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 130,000 of its active-duty personnel serving outside the United States and its territories.[1]

US 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 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. The numbers are based on the most recent United States Department of Defense statistics as of September 30, 2016.[1]

Americas[edit]

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
 Contiguous United States 960,499 370,069 174,629 142,145 238,310 35,346
 Alaska 18,707 9,752 51 18 7,028 1,858
Armed Forces Americas 9,243 0 9,221 0 0 22
 Cuba
(Guantanamo Bay)
797 141 524 126 0 6
 El Salvador 617 7 22 587 1 0
 Honduras 397 234 2 1 160 0
 Greenland 169 0 0 0 169 0
 Puerto Rico 142 92 23 0 20 7
 Canada 139 6 39 13 77 4
other 541 165 117 163 67 29
Total 991,251 380,466 184,628 143,053 245,832 37,272

Pacific Ocean[edit]

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
Armed Forces Pacific 61,766 0 58,747 3,016 3 0
 Hawaii 38,268 16,936 8,359 6,784 4,962 1,227
 Guam 3,879 172 1,803 0 1,904 0
 Australia 187 32 78 3 74 0
other 104 19 4 69 6 6
Total 104,204 17,159 68,991 9,872 6,949 1,233

Europe[edit]

US military bases in Germany in 2009
Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
 Germany 34,562 20,606 879 1,063 12,004 10
Armed Forces Europe 32,565 618 31,556 17 227 147
 Italy 12,099 4,443 3,673 341 3,640 2
 United Kingdom 8,380 171 203 8 7,959 39
 Spain 3,284 26 2,709 116 433 0
 Austria 930 0 1 928 1 0
 Belgium 852 565 41 3 243 0
 Romania 682 4 16 655 7 0
 Netherlands 381 125 30 1 194 31
 Kosovo 366 320 9 12 25 0
 Greece 360 8 332 0 20 0
 Hungary 207 5 142 0 60 0
 Portugal 197 1 10 0 186 0
other 340 114 40 51 132 3
Total 95,205 27,006 39,641 3,195 25,131 232

East Asia and Southeast Asia[edit]

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
 Japan 38,807 2,717 11,005 13,521 11,548 16
 South Korea 24,189 15,865 284 142 7,897 1
 Thailand 296 45 9 214 28 0
 Singapore 175 8 115 16 29 7
other 151 39 44 31 33 4
Total 63,618 18,674 11,457 13,924 19,535 28

West Asia and North Africa[edit]

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
 Kuwait 5,637 3,249 96 1,224 1,068 0
 Bahrain 5,375 36 4,323 906 24 86
 Iraq 4,662 3,057 332 819 454 0
 Qatar 4,400 292 3 91 4,014 0
 Turkey 2,145 149 4 26 1,966 0
 United Arab Emirates 1,661 207 11 98 1,345 0
 Jordan 1,618 575 23 158 862 0
 Saudi Arabia 372 239 21 36 76 0
 Egypt 355 309 23 1 22 0
other 275 146 22 44 63 0
Total 26,500 8,259 4,858 3,403 9,894 86

Central Asia and South Asia[edit]

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
 Afghanistan 10,277 7,021 256 900 2,096 4
 Pakistan 123 12 6 65 40 0
other 158 28 14 99 17 0
Total 10,558 7,061 276 1,064 2,153 4

Sub-Saharan Africa and Indian Ocean[edit]

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
 Djibouti 1,884 482 610 251 541 0
 British Indian Ocean Territory 294 0 258 0 36 0
 Somalia 106 8 81 14 3 0
other 484 94 17 307 65 1
Total 2,768 584 966 572 645 1

Unspecified[edit]

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
Overseas 28,174 6,147 9,284 8,418 3,584 741
Domestic 5,916 5,916 0 0 0 0
Total 34,090 12,063 9,284 8,418 3,584 741

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