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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 March 31, 2018.[1]

Americas

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
 Contiguous United States 1,086,852 382,945 268,132 145,234 253,767 36,774
 Alaska 19,907 10,740 50 20 7,140 1,957
 Cuba
(Guantanamo Bay)
831 144 533 148 0 6
Armed Forces Americas 811 0 811 0 0 0
 Honduras 366 204 3 13 146 0
 Puerto Rico 162 96 22 24 20 0
 Greenland 149 0 0 0 149 0
 Canada 135 6 39 13 73 4
other 685 167 150 262 75 31
Total 1,109,898 394,302 269,740 145,714 261,370 38,772

East Asia and Southeast Asia

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
 Japan 55,043 2,594 20,345 20,001 12,086 17
 South Korea 24,915 16,413 309 247 7,945 1
 Thailand 461 45 8 380 28 0
 Singapore 196 9 160 4 16 7
 Philippines 110 11 7 83 8 1
other 116 29 36 23 26 2
Total 80,841 19,101 20,865 20,738 20,109 28

Europe

US military bases in Germany in 2014
Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
 Germany 34,821 20,435 412 1,236 12,727 11
 Italy 12,766 4,289 3,905 372 4,198 2
 United Kingdom 9,184 270 200 12 8,663 39
 Spain 3,680 27 2,357 906 390 0
Armed Forces Europe 2,098 521 1,337 5 220 15
 Belgium 896 617 42 5 231 1
 Netherlands 402 124 30 2 215 31
 Greece 388 9 358 1 20 0
 Norway 330 32 5 259 34 0
 Romania 257 7 79 157 14 0
 Portugal 227 2 43 3 179 0
 Hungary 208 6 144 0 58 0
 Poland 147 36 80 4 27 0
other 227 83 36 29 76 3
Total 65,631 26,458 9,028 2,991 27,052 102

Pacific Ocean

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
 Hawaii 43,540 16,472 13,813 7,001 5,040 1,214
 Guam 5,451 170 3,172 34 2,075 0
Armed Forces Pacific 1,845 0 998 847 0 0
 Australia 228 35 62 46 85 0
other 33 19 5 3 6 0
Total 51,097 16,696 18,050 7,931 7,206 1,214

West Asia and North Africa

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
 Bahrain 4,173 19 3,197 694 24 239
 Kuwait 2,036 698 5 1,296 37 0
 Turkey 1,623 133 6 3 1,481 0
 Qatar 548 260 5 36 247 0
 United Arab Emirates 403 32 11 270 90 0
 Israel 348 18 6 309 15 0
 Saudi Arabia 305 209 20 19 57 0
 Egypt 274 231 18 1 24 0
other 218 42 17 126 33 0
Total 9,928 1,642 3,285 2,754 2,008 239

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

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
 British Indian Ocean Territory 292 0 253 0 39 0
 Niger 194 3 0 188 3 0
other 670 135 36 399 99 1
Total 1,156 138 289 587 141 1

Unspecified

Jurisdiction Total Army Navy USMC USAF USCG
Overseas 6,292 132 3 4,225 1,124 808
Domestic 5,989 5,989 0 0 0 0
Total 12,281 6,121 3 4,225 1,124 808

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