Active Duty U.S. Military Personnel Strengths, Worldwide, 2007

January 2008
World Almanac & Book of Facts;2008, p121
Reference Entry
An almanac entry on the number of active duty U.S. military personnel worldwide is presented, based on a report from the U.S. Department of Defense as of June 30, 2007. The total number of active duty military personnel worldwide is 1,372,905. In Alaska, there are 19,957 military personnel. In East Asia & Pacific, there are 73,799 soldiers.


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