Number of Active Duty Military
How many active duty military are there in the U.S.?
As of December 31, 2009, the Statistical Information Analysis Division of the U.S. Department of Defense lists a total of 1,465,086 active military personnel. The breakdown for this number is as follows ‘“ 553,326 enlisted in the Army, 329,518 in the Navy, 204,153 active personnel in the Marine Corps, and 334,671 in the U.S. Air Force. This total does not include the 43,418 enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard.