How many US troops are based in the UK?

How many US soldiers are in Europe?


Jurisdiction Total Army
Germany 35,486 21,640
Italy 12,535 4,124
United Kingdom 9,515 163
Spain 3,256 23

Are there any RAF bases in us?

The use of UK bases for combat operations by the United States is a joint decision by both governments. The United States Air Force (USAF) 501st Combat Support Wing manages and supports operations at RAF Alconbury, RAF Croughton, RAF Fairford, RAF Menwith Hill, RAF Molesworth and RAF Welford.

How many military bases are overseas?

Despite recently closing hundreds of bases in Iraq and Afghanistan, the United States still maintains nearly 800 military bases in more than 70 countries and territories abroad—from giant “Little Americas” to small radar facilities.

How many US troops are in Afghanistan?

In September 2017, the Trump administration began deploying more than 3,000 additional troops to Afghanistan, bringing the total number of US forces in Afghanistan to more than 14,000.

Does the US have a military base in Ireland?

United States Naval Air Station Queenstown was the first US Naval Air Station established in Ireland.

U.S. Naval Air Station Queenstown Ireland.

NAS Queenstown
Operator United States Navy
Location Aghada, County Cork, Ireland
Built 14 February 1918
In use 1918-1919
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