The United States has more than 1,000 military bases worldwide, comprising roughly 30 million acres of land.
The U.S. conducts military operations in 120 or more countries.
The total number of people working directly in or in support of the U.S. military exceeds 2 million people. In fact, there are more people serving in military bands than there are foreign service officers serving in the entire State Department.
Most Americans have no idea that their tax dollars are funding such a huge and unneeded empire of military bases and operations overseas. Help expose the empire by working to get it covered in your local press. Learn more.