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The largest portion (about 40%) compensates military and civilian personnel.
In 2019, there were 1.3 million active duty and 760,000 civilian members of the armed forces, a decrease of 38% and 31%, respectively, since 1987.
There were 195,077 active duty and reserve troops abroad in 2019, an 18% decrease from 2016 and 56% from 2008.
More than a quarter of aid is military assistance.
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