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U.S. Military Personnel on Active Duty in Selected Regions/Countries1

Region/CountryPersonnel2
United States
 and Territories
1,106,6333
 Continental U.S.894,921
 Alaska18,980
 Hawaii33,816
 Guam2,931
 Puerto Rico211
 Transients51,386
 Afloat104,358
Europe100,7253, 4
 Belgium*1,388
 Bosnia and Herzegovina261
 Cyprus45
 France*56
 Georgia40
 Germany*66,000
 Greece*431
 Greenland*144
 Iceland*1,257
 Italy*11,428
 Macedonia40
 Netherlands*579
 Norway*74
 Portugal*990
 Russia44
 Serbia (includes
 Kosovo)
1,909
 Spain*1,634
 Turkey*1,738
 United Kingdom*10,536
 Afloat1,828
East Asia and Pacific77,1543
 Australia140
 China (includes
 Hong Kong)
71
 Japan35,050
 Korea, Rep. of29,982
 Philippines44
 Singapore159
 Thailand116
 Afloat11,508
North Africa, Near East,
 and South Asia
235,1013
 Afghanistan20,400
 Bahrain1,482
 Diego Garcia773
 Egypt424
 Iraq207,000
 Israel43
 Oman36
 Pakistan195
 Qatar387
 Saudi Arabia269
 United Arab Emirates72
 Afloat3,865
Sub-Saharan Africa1,5763
 Djibouti1,282
Western Hemisphere2,0663
 The Bahamas39
 Brazil39
 Canada145
 Colombia96
 Cuba (Guantanamo)950
 Honduras416
 Peru36
Undistributed82,159
Total foreign countries498,781
 NATO Countries96,197
Total worldwide1,605,4143
NOTES: *NATO countries.
1. As of Dec. 31, 2005, unless otherwise noted.
2. Only countries with 35 or more U.S. military personnel are listed.
3. Includes all regions/countries, not simply those listed.
4. Incorporates countries belonging to the former Soviet Union.
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Manpower Data Center.

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