Of the 1,000,000-odd American servicemen stationed abroad, more than half (538,500) are in Viet Nam. Last week President Nixon ordered 14,900 back home from other overseas bases, or 1.5% of the total. Apart from Viet Nam, these are the heaviest troop concentrations:
West Germany, including West Berlin: 228,000
Western Pacific (afloat and ashore, including 35,000 Navy men on station off Viet Nam):97,000
South Korea: 55,000 Thailand: 47,000 Okinawa: 45,000 Eastern Pacific (afloat): 43,000 Japan: 40,000 Philippines: 30,000 Mediterranean (afloat and ashore): 28,000 Britain: 22,000 Atlantic (afloat): 20,000 Latin America (including Guantanamo Bay and Panama Canal...