2013 deployments of the US military Grey = None or no data available Orange = <100 troops (Including Military attachés) Red = 100-1000 troops Black = 1000+ troops
The military of the United States is deployed in more than 150 countries around the world, with nearly 150,000 of its active-duty personnel serving outside the United States and its territories.
Of those military personnel in Europe, most 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.
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, 2015.