ABSTRACT

U.S. Forces in Iraq [Updated July 24, 2008]   [open pdf - 69KB]

This CRS report provides information about current U.S. troop levels in Iraq. More specifically, "this report provides solely Department of Defense [DOD] statistical information on U.S. forces serving in Iraq. It also provides brief official information on the military units scheduled for the next rotation of duty into Iraq. As of April 1, 2008, according to DOD, the United States had 162,400 troops stationed in Iraq -- 134,500 active component and 27,900 National Guard or Reserves. For security reasons, DOD does not routinely report the composition, size, or specific destination of military forces deployed to the Persian Gulf. This report will be updated upon receipt of new DOD data."

Report Number:
CRS Report for Congress, RS22449
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2008-07-24
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pdf
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