US Troops Stationed Abroad

Posted: October 12, 2011 in Uncategorized
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What if we were to wind down by 50,000 a year? http://burndownthefreakingmission.com

Amplify’d from www.upi.com

Some interesting facts gleaned from the data:

— There are 516,273 U.S. military service members in approximately 150 foreign countries. These numbers include troops deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan along with permanently stationed troops in places such as Germany, Italy and Japan. Iraq has the largest U.S. military presence with 171,000 troops, though this will decrease over the next few years.

— Germany has the third largest number of U.S. military service members on its soil with 53,960. It is host to many American military bases, including Ramstein Air Base, which is the headquarters for the U.S. Air Force in Europe.

Read more at www.upi.com

 

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