A World Map of U.S. Military Personnel

Total number of U.S. military on active duty as of March 31, 1990. The numbers may include embassy guards, military attaches and support personnel. Figures are listed by country or territory. The "other" category indicates transient personnel or personnel on board military vessels. United States & Territories Continental U.S.: 1,245,052 Alaska: 22, 775 Hawaii: 45,574 Puerto Rico: 4,787 Virgin Islands: 8 Other: 241,909 Canada: 556 Central America Colombia: 42 Costa Rica: 54 El Salvador: 92 Guatemala: 25 Honduras: 2,520 Mexico: 32 Nicaragua: 16 Panama: 13,419 South America/Caribbean Antigua: 69 Argentina: 24 Bahamas: 30 Barbados: 17 Belize: 11 Bermuda: 1,614 Bolivia: 49 Brazil: 49 Chile: 21 Cuba: 2,513 Dominican Republic: 17 Ecuador: 23 Guyana: 25 Haiti: 15 Jamaica: 10 Paraguay: 14 Peru: 67 Suriname: 9 Trinidad and Tobago: 6 Uruguay: 14 Venezuela: 39 Others: 3,578 Antarctica Antarctica: 62 Western Europe Belgium: 2,258 Britain: 26,554 Denmark: 81 Finland: 18 France: 86 Gibraltar: 3 Greece: 3,097 Greenland: 183 Iceland: 3,259 Ireland: 8 Italy: 15,647 Luxembourg: 26 Malta: 7 Netherlands: 2,847 Norway: 224 Portugal: 1,663 Spain: 8,984 Sweden: 16 Switzerland: 34 Turkey: 4,851 Vatican City: 7 European NATO: 316,410(permanently assigned)318,558 Other: 18,444 Africa Algeria:10 Botswana: 8 British Indian Ocean territory*: 958 (*Included Diego Gracia (U.S.) Burkina Faso: 6 Burundi:6 Cameroon: 10 Central African Republic: 7 Chad: 10 Congo: 8 Djibouti: 9 Ethiopia: 5 Gabon: 7 Ghana: 8 Guinea: 6 Ivory Coast: 20 Kenya: 31 Liberia: 14 Madagascar: 8 Malawi: 2 Mali: 6 Mauritania: 7 Mauritius: 7 Morocco: 46 Namibia: 2 Niger: 8 Nigeria: 16 Oman: 25 St. Helena: 2 Senegal: 12 Seychelles: 4 Sierra Leone: 7 Somailia: 18 South Africa: 25 Sudan: 19 Togo: 6 Tunisia: 24 Uganda: 6 Zaire: 22 Zambia: 8 Zimbabwe: 8 Other: 3,357 Central/Eastern Europe Austria: 40 Bulgaria: 13 Czechoslovakia: 17 E. and W. Germany: 246,705 Hungary: 16 Poland: 17 Romania: 13 Soviet Union: 58 Yugoslavia: 30 East Asia Myanmar: 11 Japan: 46,824 South Korea: 45,183 Thailand: 257 Hong Kong: 31 China: 32 Mideast Bahrain: 183 Cyprus: 5 Egypt: 620 Iraq: 10 Israel: 72 Jordan: 26 Kuwait: 26 Lebanon: 1 Saudi Arabia: 443 (prior to Iraq invasion: U.S. forces now several thousand and increasing.) Syria: 11 United Arab Emirates: 33 Yemen:33 Southern Asia Bangladesh: 21 Indoesia: 37 India: 41 Malaysia: 15 Nepal: 8 Pakistan: 62 Philippines: 14,873 Singapore: 45 Sri Lanka: 12 South Pacific Region Austraila: 722 Bruei: 2 Fiji: 1 Guam: 7,939 (U.S.) Johnston Atoll: 131 (U.S.) Marshall Islands: 44 Micronesia: 52 (U.S.) Midway Islands: 12 (U.S.) New Zeland: 55 Palau: 13 (U.S.) Wake Island: 7 (U.S.) Other: 27,962 (Including Asia) Total: 2,071,090 (Including 124 personnel without assignment) Source: U.S. Defense Department

For the Record Los Angeles Times Tuesday August 14, 1990 Home Edition Part A Page 3 Column 6 Metro Desk 2 inches; 71 words Type of Material: Correction World map--In a map in Monday's editions, accompanying text boxes, listing countries under various regions, located a number of places in the wrong geographical areas. Colombia should have been listed as being in South America, Oman in the Middle East, Belize in Central America, Mexico in North America and Bermuda in the Atlantic Ocean. Turkey, most of which is considered part of Asia, was included under Western Europe because it is listed there in the Pentagon's figures on worldwide personnel strength.
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