Brief Facts - American Armed Forces

 
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Armed Forces - 1950 - 1953

  • Americans in Armed Forces 1950-1953 = 5,764,143
  • Reserves called to active duty = 700,000
  • National Guard called to active duty = 180,000
  • Draftees = 1,751,820
  • Americans with actual service in Korea = 1,500,000

Department of Defense Manpower*

*Listed by thousands:
  • 1950
    • Army Officers - 73,000
    • Army Enlisted - 519,000
    • Navy Officers - 45,000
    • Navy Enlisted - 333,000
    • Marine Corps Officers - 7,000
    • Marine Corps Enlisted - 67,000
    • Air Force Officers - 57,000
    • Air Force Enlisted - 354,000
       
  • 1955
    • Army Officers - 122,000
    • Army Enlisted - 986,000
    • Navy Officers - 75,000
    • Navy Enlisted - 583,000
    • Marine Corps Officers - 18,000
    • Marine Corps Enlisted - 187,000
    • Air Force Officers - 137,000
    • Air Force Enlisted - 823,000
 

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