Oct 082010

Truthfulpolitics.com reviewed the U.S. Department of Defense Base Structure Report of 2008:

  • The Department of Defense has 545,700 facilities located on more than 5,400 sites on 30 million acres
  • At least 1 base in all 50 states
  • 761 bases in 39 foreign countries, including 268 bases in Germany, 124 in Japan, and 87 in South Korea
  • Value of the bases equals $706,000,000,000, or $706 billion

To read the entire report, click on Department of Defense Base Structure Report Fiscal Year 2008 Baseline or click on U.S. Department of Defense Publications. For additional information on U.S. Military spending, click on U.S. Military Spending Compared to Other Countries.

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