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By The Numbers: Today's Military

2,266,883 troops serve in the U.S. military (including active duty, National Guard, Air National Guard and reserves). Military personnel make up less than one percent of the total U.S. population (309 million in 2010). WHO SERVES as of March 31, 2010 AFGHANISTAN Troops deployed - Afghanistan (2001-present) - Iraq (2003-present) "Unique visitors" Military casualties AND IRAQ 200,000 2.28 million 6,084 Casualty numbers are through June 20, 2011. killed 150,000 100,000 Deployment numbers are through May 30, 2011. Figures are not available military personnel have deployed in support of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Some have served 100,000 for some months. 44,266 50,000 wounded 48,000 multiple tours. '01 '02 *03 '04 '05 '06 "07 '08 '09 '10 '11 WHERE TROOPS ARE BASED Military personnel, by state (in thousands) Military personnel per 100,000 civilians, by state Worldwide s 25 25-50 50-75 > 75 s 400 401-700 700-1,000 >1,000 Military personnel are stationed around the world. World data as of March 31, 2011. In the "military personnel" includes active duty. reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. state maps, Top countries: • United States D.C. D.C. • Afghanistan • Germany State data as of Sept. 30, 2009. • Iraq • Japan TROOP LEVELS | Amy Air Force Navy Military personnel, by branch (1960-2008, in thousands) Marines SINCE VIETNAM AFGHANISTAN IRAQ VIETNAM PERSIAN GULF 4,000 "Military personnel" includes active duty, reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. 3,500 VIETNAM DRAFT Military draft 1,857,304 men were drafted between August 1964 and February 1973. A total of 8,744,000 people served during that period. in effect 3,000 2,500 2,000 1,500 1,000 500 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2008 GENDER Military branch, by gender Male Female "Military personnel" includes active duty, reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. Army All military personnel U.S. population Air Force as of March 31, 2010 Navy Male (82%) Male (49%) Marines Female (18%) Female (51%) 200,000 400,000 600,000 800,000 1,000,000 1,200,000 Army Air Force Navy Marines RATIO OF MEN TO WOMEN, BY MILITARY BRANCH 5.4:1 4.0:1 5.1:1 15.1:1 RACE AND Military branch, by race / ethnicity ETHNICITY White Black Hispanic Asian All other All military personnel U.S. "Military personnel" includes active duty, reserves, National Guard population Army and Air National Guard. Air Force as of March 31, 2010 White (66%) White (64%) Navy Black (16%) Black (12%) Hispanic (10%) Hispanic (16%) Marines Asian (3%) Asian (5%) 200,000 400,000 600,000 800,000 1,000,000 1,200,000 All other (5%) All other (3%) FAMILY Percent of active duty with children, by service Percent of married active duty, by service Military divorce rates Marriage and divorce figures are for 2010. 49% 45% 31% 42% 59% 59% 49% Men 3% 54% Children figures as of September 2009. Women 7.8% Army Air Force Marines Navy Army Air Force Marines Navy U.S. MILITARY Deaths per month Afghanistan Iraq DEATHS IN AFGHANISTAN 150 AND IRAQ through May 31, 2011 120 90 60 30 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Race / ethnicity Cause Branch Status Bank of death of service White (76%) Explosive device (49%) Enlisted (ranks 1-4) (55%) Army (73%) Active duty military (81%) Marines (22%) Black (10%) Gunshot (19%) National Guard or Enlisted (ranks 5-9) (34%) Navy (3%) Hispanic (9%) Air National Guard Aircraft crash (6%) Air Force (2%) (11%) All other (5%) Officer (10%) Vehicle crash (5%) Military reserves (8%) Other (22%) World War II (1941-45) Persian Gulf Afghanistan (1990-91) MILITARY Korea Vietnam Iraq (2001-present) (2003-present) CASUALTIES (1950-53) (1964-73) BY CONFLICT 382 Afghanistan / Iraq: through June 20, 2011 36,574 killed killed 58,209 killed 1,631 killed 467 wounded 103,284 4,453 12,137 wounded wounded killed 153,303 wounded 32,129 wounded 405,399 killed Advances in battiefield care and medical treatment have allowed many lives to be saved in the current conflicts that would otherwise be lost. World War II Vietnam Afghanistan RATIO OF WOUNDED Iraq 671,846 wounded 1.7:1 2.6:1 7.4:1 7.2:1 TO KILLED 2,266,883 troops serve in the U.S. military (including active duty, National Guard, Air National Guard and reserves). Military personnel make up less than one percent of the total U.S. population (309 million in 2010). WHO SERVES as of March 31, 2010 AFGHANISTAN Troops deployed - Afghanistan (2001-present) - Iraq (2003-present) "Unique visitors" Military casualties AND IRAQ 200,000 2.28 million 6,084 Casualty numbers are through June 20, 2011. killed 150,000 100,000 Deployment numbers are through May 30, 2011. Figures are not available for some months. military personnel have deployed in support of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Some have served 100,000 44,266 50,000 wounded 48,000 multiple tours. '01 '02 '03 '04 "05 '06 "07 '08 '09 '10 '11 WHERE TROOPS Military personnel, by state (in thousands) Military personnel per 100,000 civilians, by state Worldwide ARE BASED < 25 25-50 50-75 > 75 < 400 700-1,000 >1,000 401-700 Military personnel are stationed around the world. World data as of March 31, 2011 In the U.S. state maps, "military personnel" includes active duty, reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. State data as of Sept. 30, 2009. Top countries: • United States D.C. D.C. • Afghanistan • Germany • Iraq • Japan TROOP LEVELS Army Air Force Navy Military personnel, by branch (1960-2008, in thousands) Marines SINCE VIETNAM IRAQ VIETNAM PERSIAN GULF AFGHANISTAN 4,000 "Military personnel" includes active duty, reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. VIETNAM DRAFT 3,500 Military draft 1,857,304 men were drafted between August 1964 and February 1973. A total of 8,744,000 people served during that period. in effect 3,000 2,500 2,000 1,500 1,000 500 TII| TII| | I| 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2008 GENDER Military branch, by gender Male Female "Military personnel" includes active duty, reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. Army All military personnel U.S. population Air Force as of March 31, 2010 Navy Male (82%) Male (49%) Marines Female (18%) Female (51%) 200,000 400,000 600,000 800,000 1,000,000 1,200,000 Army Air Force Navy Marines RATIO OF MEN TO WOMEN, BY MILITARY BRANCH 5.4:1 4.0:1 5.1:1 15.1:1 RACE AND Military branch, by race / ethnicity ETHNICITY All other White Black Hispanic Asian All military personnel U.S. "Military personnel" includes active duty. reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. population Army Air Force as of March 31, 2010 White (66%) White (64%) Navy Black (16%) Black (12%) Hispanic (10%) Hispanic (16%) Marines Asian (3%) Asian (5%) 200,000 400,000 600,000 800,000 1.000.000 1,200,000 All other (5%) All other (3%) FAMILY Percent of active duty with children, by service Percent of married active duty, by service Military divorce rates Marriage and divorce figures are for 2010. 45% 31% 59% 59% Men 3% 49% 42% 49% 54% Children figures as of September 2009. Women 7.8% Army Air Force Marines Navy Army Air Force Marines Navy U.S. MILITARY Deaths per month Afghanistan Iraq DEATHS IN AFGHANISTAN 150 AND IRAQ through May 31, 2011 120 90 60 30 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Race / ethnicity Cause Branch Status Bank of death of service Explosive device (49%) Army (73%) Active duty military (81%) White (76%) Enlisted (ranks 1-4) (55%) Marines (22%) Black (10%) Enlisted (ranks 5-9) (34%) Gunshot (19%) National Guard or Navy (3%) Hispanic (9%) Air National Guard Aircraft crash (6%) Air Force (2%) (11%) All other (5%) Officer (10%) Vehicle crash (5%) Military reserves (8%) Other (22%) World War II (1941-45) Persian Gulf Afghanistan (1990-91) MILITARY Korea Vietnam Iraq (2001-present) (2003-present) CASUALTIES (1950-53) (1964-73) BY CONFLICT 382 Afghanistan / Iraq: through June 20, 2011 36,574 killed killed 58,209 killed 1,631 killed 467 wounded 103,284 4,453 12,137 wounded wounded killed 153,303 wounded 32,129 wounded 405,399 killed Advances in battlefield care and medical treatment have allowed many lives to be saved in the current conflicts that would otherwise be lost. World War II RATIO OF WOUNDED Vietnam Afghanistan Iraq 671,846 wounded 1.7:1 2.6:1 7.4:1 7.2:1 TO KILLED 2,266,883 troops serve in the U.S. military (including active duty, National Guard, Air National Guard and reserves). Military personnel make up less than one percent of the total U.S. population (309 million in 2010). WHO SERVES as of March 31, 2010 AFGHANISTAN Troops deployed - Afghanistan (2001-present) - Iraq (2003-present) "Unique visitors" Military casualties AND IRAQ 200,000 2.28 million 6,084 Casualty numbers are through June 20, 2011. killed 150,000 100,000 Deployment numbers are through May 30, 2011. Figures are not available for some months. military personnel have deployed in support of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Some have served 100,000 44,266 50,000 wounded 48,000 multiple tours. '01 '02 '03 '04 "05 '06 "07 '08 '09 '10 '11 WHERE TROOPS Military personnel, by state (in thousands) Military personnel per 100,000 civilians, by state Worldwide ARE BASED < 25 25-50 50-75 > 75 < 400 700-1,000 >1,000 401-700 Military personnel are stationed around the world. World data as of March 31, 2011 In the U.S. state maps, "military personnel" includes active duty, reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. State data as of Sept. 30, 2009. Top countries: • United States D.C. D.C. • Afghanistan • Germany • Iraq • Japan TROOP LEVELS Army Air Force Navy Military personnel, by branch (1960-2008, in thousands) Marines SINCE VIETNAM IRAQ VIETNAM PERSIAN GULF AFGHANISTAN 4,000 "Military personnel" includes active duty, reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. VIETNAM DRAFT 3,500 Military draft 1,857,304 men were drafted between August 1964 and February 1973. A total of 8,744,000 people served during that period. in effect 3,000 2,500 2,000 1,500 1,000 500 TII| TII| | I| 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2008 GENDER Military branch, by gender Male Female "Military personnel" includes active duty, reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. Army All military personnel U.S. population Air Force as of March 31, 2010 Navy Male (82%) Male (49%) Marines Female (18%) Female (51%) 200,000 400,000 600,000 800,000 1,000,000 1,200,000 Army Air Force Navy Marines RATIO OF MEN TO WOMEN, BY MILITARY BRANCH 5.4:1 4.0:1 5.1:1 15.1:1 RACE AND Military branch, by race / ethnicity ETHNICITY All other White Black Hispanic Asian All military personnel U.S. "Military personnel" includes active duty. reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. population Army Air Force as of March 31, 2010 White (66%) White (64%) Navy Black (16%) Black (12%) Hispanic (10%) Hispanic (16%) Marines Asian (3%) Asian (5%) 200,000 400,000 600,000 800,000 1.000.000 1,200,000 All other (5%) All other (3%) FAMILY Percent of active duty with children, by service Percent of married active duty, by service Military divorce rates Marriage and divorce figures are for 2010. 45% 31% 59% 59% Men 3% 49% 42% 49% 54% Children figures as of September 2009. Women 7.8% Army Air Force Marines Navy Army Air Force Marines Navy U.S. MILITARY Deaths per month Afghanistan Iraq DEATHS IN AFGHANISTAN 150 AND IRAQ through May 31, 2011 120 90 60 30 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Race / ethnicity Cause Branch Status Bank of death of service Explosive device (49%) Army (73%) Active duty military (81%) White (76%) Enlisted (ranks 1-4) (55%) Marines (22%) Black (10%) Enlisted (ranks 5-9) (34%) Gunshot (19%) National Guard or Navy (3%) Hispanic (9%) Air National Guard Aircraft crash (6%) Air Force (2%) (11%) All other (5%) Officer (10%) Vehicle crash (5%) Military reserves (8%) Other (22%) World War II (1941-45) Persian Gulf Afghanistan (1990-91) MILITARY Korea Vietnam Iraq (2001-present) (2003-present) CASUALTIES (1950-53) (1964-73) BY CONFLICT 382 Afghanistan / Iraq: through June 20, 2011 36,574 killed killed 58,209 killed 1,631 killed 467 wounded 103,284 4,453 12,137 wounded wounded killed 153,303 wounded 32,129 wounded 405,399 killed Advances in battlefield care and medical treatment have allowed many lives to be saved in the current conflicts that would otherwise be lost. World War II RATIO OF WOUNDED Vietnam Afghanistan Iraq 671,846 wounded 1.7:1 2.6:1 7.4:1 7.2:1 TO KILLED 2,266,883 troops serve in the U.S. military (including active duty, National Guard, Air National Guard and reserves). Military personnel make up less than one percent of the total U.S. population (309 million in 2010). WHO SERVES as of March 31, 2010 AFGHANISTAN Troops deployed - Afghanistan (2001-present) - Iraq (2003-present) "Unique visitors" Military casualties AND IRAQ 200,000 2.28 million 6,084 Casualty numbers are through June 20, 2011. killed 150,000 100,000 Deployment numbers are through May 30, 2011. Figures are not available for some months. military personnel have deployed in support of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Some have served 100,000 44,266 50,000 wounded 48,000 multiple tours. '01 '02 '03 '04 "05 '06 "07 '08 '09 '10 '11 WHERE TROOPS Military personnel, by state (in thousands) Military personnel per 100,000 civilians, by state Worldwide ARE BASED < 25 25-50 50-75 > 75 < 400 700-1,000 >1,000 401-700 Military personnel are stationed around the world. World data as of March 31, 2011 In the U.S. state maps, "military personnel" includes active duty, reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. State data as of Sept. 30, 2009. Top countries: • United States D.C. D.C. • Afghanistan • Germany • Iraq • Japan TROOP LEVELS Army Air Force Navy Military personnel, by branch (1960-2008, in thousands) Marines SINCE VIETNAM IRAQ VIETNAM PERSIAN GULF AFGHANISTAN 4,000 "Military personnel" includes active duty, reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. VIETNAM DRAFT 3,500 Military draft 1,857,304 men were drafted between August 1964 and February 1973. A total of 8,744,000 people served during that period. in effect 3,000 2,500 2,000 1,500 1,000 500 TII| TII| | I| 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2008 GENDER Military branch, by gender Male Female "Military personnel" includes active duty, reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. Army All military personnel U.S. population Air Force as of March 31, 2010 Navy Male (82%) Male (49%) Marines Female (18%) Female (51%) 200,000 400,000 600,000 800,000 1,000,000 1,200,000 Army Air Force Navy Marines RATIO OF MEN TO WOMEN, BY MILITARY BRANCH 5.4:1 4.0:1 5.1:1 15.1:1 RACE AND Military branch, by race / ethnicity ETHNICITY All other White Black Hispanic Asian All military personnel U.S. "Military personnel" includes active duty. reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. population Army Air Force as of March 31, 2010 White (66%) White (64%) Navy Black (16%) Black (12%) Hispanic (10%) Hispanic (16%) Marines Asian (3%) Asian (5%) 200,000 400,000 600,000 800,000 1.000.000 1,200,000 All other (5%) All other (3%) FAMILY Percent of active duty with children, by service Percent of married active duty, by service Military divorce rates Marriage and divorce figures are for 2010. 45% 31% 59% 59% Men 3% 49% 42% 49% 54% Children figures as of September 2009. Women 7.8% Army Air Force Marines Navy Army Air Force Marines Navy U.S. MILITARY Deaths per month Afghanistan Iraq DEATHS IN AFGHANISTAN 150 AND IRAQ through May 31, 2011 120 90 60 30 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Race / ethnicity Cause Branch Status Bank of death of service Explosive device (49%) Army (73%) Active duty military (81%) White (76%) Enlisted (ranks 1-4) (55%) Marines (22%) Black (10%) Enlisted (ranks 5-9) (34%) Gunshot (19%) National Guard or Navy (3%) Hispanic (9%) Air National Guard Aircraft crash (6%) Air Force (2%) (11%) All other (5%) Officer (10%) Vehicle crash (5%) Military reserves (8%) Other (22%) World War II (1941-45) Persian Gulf Afghanistan (1990-91) MILITARY Korea Vietnam Iraq (2001-present) (2003-present) CASUALTIES (1950-53) (1964-73) BY CONFLICT 382 Afghanistan / Iraq: through June 20, 2011 36,574 killed killed 58,209 killed 1,631 killed 467 wounded 103,284 4,453 12,137 wounded wounded killed 153,303 wounded 32,129 wounded 405,399 killed Advances in battlefield care and medical treatment have allowed many lives to be saved in the current conflicts that would otherwise be lost. World War II RATIO OF WOUNDED Vietnam Afghanistan Iraq 671,846 wounded 1.7:1 2.6:1 7.4:1 7.2:1 TO KILLED 2,266,883 troops serve in the U.S. military (including active duty, National Guard, Air National Guard and reserves). Military personnel make up less than one percent of the total U.S. population (309 million in 2010). WHO SERVES as of March 31, 2010 AFGHANISTAN Troops deployed - Afghanistan (2001-present) - Iraq (2003-present) "Unique visitors" Military casualties AND IRAQ 200,000 2.28 million 6,084 Casualty numbers are through June 20, 2011. killed 150,000 100,000 Deployment numbers are through May 30, 2011. Figures are not available for some months. military personnel have deployed in support of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Some have served 100,000 44,266 50,000 wounded 48,000 multiple tours. '01 '02 '03 '04 "05 '06 "07 '08 '09 '10 '11 WHERE TROOPS Military personnel, by state (in thousands) Military personnel per 100,000 civilians, by state Worldwide ARE BASED < 25 25-50 50-75 > 75 < 400 700-1,000 >1,000 401-700 Military personnel are stationed around the world. World data as of March 31, 2011 In the U.S. state maps, "military personnel" includes active duty, reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. State data as of Sept. 30, 2009. Top countries: • United States D.C. D.C. • Afghanistan • Germany • Iraq • Japan TROOP LEVELS Army Air Force Navy Military personnel, by branch (1960-2008, in thousands) Marines SINCE VIETNAM IRAQ VIETNAM PERSIAN GULF AFGHANISTAN 4,000 "Military personnel" includes active duty, reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. VIETNAM DRAFT 3,500 Military draft 1,857,304 men were drafted between August 1964 and February 1973. A total of 8,744,000 people served during that period. in effect 3,000 2,500 2,000 1,500 1,000 500 TII| TII| | I| 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2008 GENDER Military branch, by gender Male Female "Military personnel" includes active duty, reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. Army All military personnel U.S. population Air Force as of March 31, 2010 Navy Male (82%) Male (49%) Marines Female (18%) Female (51%) 200,000 400,000 600,000 800,000 1,000,000 1,200,000 Army Air Force Navy Marines RATIO OF MEN TO WOMEN, BY MILITARY BRANCH 5.4:1 4.0:1 5.1:1 15.1:1 RACE AND Military branch, by race / ethnicity ETHNICITY All other White Black Hispanic Asian All military personnel U.S. "Military personnel" includes active duty. reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. population Army Air Force as of March 31, 2010 White (66%) White (64%) Navy Black (16%) Black (12%) Hispanic (10%) Hispanic (16%) Marines Asian (3%) Asian (5%) 200,000 400,000 600,000 800,000 1.000.000 1,200,000 All other (5%) All other (3%) FAMILY Percent of active duty with children, by service Percent of married active duty, by service Military divorce rates Marriage and divorce figures are for 2010. 45% 31% 59% 59% Men 3% 49% 42% 49% 54% Children figures as of September 2009. Women 7.8% Army Air Force Marines Navy Army Air Force Marines Navy U.S. MILITARY Deaths per month Afghanistan Iraq DEATHS IN AFGHANISTAN 150 AND IRAQ through May 31, 2011 120 90 60 30 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Race / ethnicity Cause Branch Status Bank of death of service Explosive device (49%) Army (73%) Active duty military (81%) White (76%) Enlisted (ranks 1-4) (55%) Marines (22%) Black (10%) Enlisted (ranks 5-9) (34%) Gunshot (19%) National Guard or Navy (3%) Hispanic (9%) Air National Guard Aircraft crash (6%) Air Force (2%) (11%) All other (5%) Officer (10%) Vehicle crash (5%) Military reserves (8%) Other (22%) World War II (1941-45) Persian Gulf Afghanistan (1990-91) MILITARY Korea Vietnam Iraq (2001-present) (2003-present) CASUALTIES (1950-53) (1964-73) BY CONFLICT 382 Afghanistan / Iraq: through June 20, 2011 36,574 killed killed 58,209 killed 1,631 killed 467 wounded 103,284 4,453 12,137 wounded wounded killed 153,303 wounded 32,129 wounded 405,399 killed Advances in battlefield care and medical treatment have allowed many lives to be saved in the current conflicts that would otherwise be lost. World War II RATIO OF WOUNDED Vietnam Afghanistan Iraq 671,846 wounded 1.7:1 2.6:1 7.4:1 7.2:1 TO KILLED 2,266,883 troops serve in the U.S. military (including active duty, National Guard, Air National Guard and reserves). Military personnel make up less than one percent of the total U.S. population (309 million in 2010). WHO SERVES as of March 31, 2010 AFGHANISTAN Troops deployed - Afghanistan (2001-present) - Iraq (2003-present) "Unique visitors" Military casualties AND IRAQ 200,000 2.28 million 6,084 Casualty numbers are through June 20, 2011. killed 150,000 100,000 Deployment numbers are through May 30, 2011. Figures are not available for some months. military personnel have deployed in support of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Some have served 100,000 44,266 50,000 wounded 48,000 multiple tours. '01 '02 '03 '04 "05 '06 "07 '08 '09 '10 '11 WHERE TROOPS Military personnel, by state (in thousands) Military personnel per 100,000 civilians, by state Worldwide ARE BASED < 25 25-50 50-75 > 75 < 400 700-1,000 >1,000 401-700 Military personnel are stationed around the world. World data as of March 31, 2011 In the U.S. state maps, "military personnel" includes active duty, reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. State data as of Sept. 30, 2009. Top countries: • United States D.C. D.C. • Afghanistan • Germany • Iraq • Japan TROOP LEVELS Army Air Force Navy Military personnel, by branch (1960-2008, in thousands) Marines SINCE VIETNAM IRAQ VIETNAM PERSIAN GULF AFGHANISTAN 4,000 "Military personnel" includes active duty, reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. VIETNAM DRAFT 3,500 Military draft 1,857,304 men were drafted between August 1964 and February 1973. A total of 8,744,000 people served during that period. in effect 3,000 2,500 2,000 1,500 1,000 500 TII| TII| | I| 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005 2008 GENDER Military branch, by gender Male Female "Military personnel" includes active duty, reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. Army All military personnel U.S. population Air Force as of March 31, 2010 Navy Male (82%) Male (49%) Marines Female (18%) Female (51%) 200,000 400,000 600,000 800,000 1,000,000 1,200,000 Army Air Force Navy Marines RATIO OF MEN TO WOMEN, BY MILITARY BRANCH 5.4:1 4.0:1 5.1:1 15.1:1 RACE AND Military branch, by race / ethnicity ETHNICITY All other White Black Hispanic Asian All military personnel U.S. "Military personnel" includes active duty. reserves, National Guard and Air National Guard. population Army Air Force as of March 31, 2010 White (66%) White (64%) Navy Black (16%) Black (12%) Hispanic (10%) Hispanic (16%) Marines Asian (3%) Asian (5%) 200,000 400,000 600,000 800,000 1.000.000 1,200,000 All other (5%) All other (3%) FAMILY Percent of active duty with children, by service Percent of married active duty, by service Military divorce rates Marriage and divorce figures are for 2010. 45% 31% 59% 59% Men 3% 49% 42% 49% 54% Children figures as of September 2009. Women 7.8% Army Air Force Marines Navy Army Air Force Marines Navy U.S. MILITARY Deaths per month Afghanistan Iraq DEATHS IN AFGHANISTAN 150 AND IRAQ through May 31, 2011 120 90 60 30 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Race / ethnicity Cause Branch Status Bank of death of service Explosive device (49%) Army (73%) Active duty military (81%) White (76%) Enlisted (ranks 1-4) (55%) Marines (22%) Black (10%) Enlisted (ranks 5-9) (34%) Gunshot (19%) National Guard or Navy (3%) Hispanic (9%) Air National Guard Aircraft crash (6%) Air Force (2%) (11%) All other (5%) Officer (10%) Vehicle crash (5%) Military reserves (8%) Other (22%) World War II (1941-45) Persian Gulf Afghanistan (1990-91) MILITARY Korea Vietnam Iraq (2001-present) (2003-present) CASUALTIES (1950-53) (1964-73) BY CONFLICT 382 Afghanistan / Iraq: through June 20, 2011 36,574 killed killed 58,209 killed 1,631 killed 467 wounded 103,284 4,453 12,137 wounded wounded killed 153,303 wounded 32,129 wounded 405,399 killed Advances in battlefield care and medical treatment have allowed many lives to be saved in the current conflicts that would otherwise be lost. World War II RATIO OF WOUNDED Vietnam Afghanistan Iraq 671,846 wounded 1.7:1 2.6:1 7.4:1 7.2:1 TO KILLED

By The Numbers: Today's Military

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The number of Americans serving in the military is a small slice of the U.S. population. Here, a graphical look at the makeup of the military and the sacrifices those troops have made.

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