What % of US Forces were out of continental United States in 2003?

Hi i'm reading this book called Without Warning and its about a world where America cease to exists.

Now back to my question: in 2003 the day the coalition forces invaded Iraq, what percentage of US Forces where out of continental United States?

Thank you!

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  • 9 years ago
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    On March 31st 2003.

    953,397 service members were based in the continental United States

    IE: those in alaska and Hawaii, or in US territories are not included.

    On March 31st 2003 there were 1,414,517 total active duty service members.

    2. So 67.4% of active duty service members were in the continental United States

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    Less than 20%. At that time we had a 2.1 million person military and about 320,000 in Iraq

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