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Countries with a US military presence in 2007      More than 1000 US troops      More than 100 US troops      Use of military facilities

The military of the United States is deployed in more than 150 [1] countries around the world, with more than 369,000 of its 1,379,551[2] active-duty troops serving outside the United States and its territories. Many of these troops are still located at installations activated during the Cold War, by which the US government sought to counter the Soviet Union in the aftermath of World War II. Since 2001, the US has redeployed some of its forces as part of the "War on Terror."

U.S. troops are seeing active combat in several countries, most notably Afghanistan and Iraq. Others are deployed as part of several peacekeeping missions.

The following are countries, listed by region, in which U.S. troops are deployed. Many of the numbers are based on Department of Defense statistics from June 2005.[3] (Countries with fewer than 100 U.S. troops deployed are omitted.)


Combat zones


Not including Djibouti, there are about 2,400 American troops stationed in Africa.

Sinai Desert, Egypt - Approximately 500 personnel. See Multinational Force and Observers.


The US military has about 97,000 troops in Asia, not including the Middle East, and Central Asia.



Not counting Bosnia or Kosovo, the US military has about 90,000 personnel in Europe.

Middle East

Not counting Iraq and Afghanistan, there at least 2,500 US military personnel in the Middle East.

Western Hemisphere

Not counting the US and its territories, there are about 2,000 troops in the Western Hemisphere

United States

There are 1,084,548 [2] troops on active duty in the United States and its territories:

See also


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