US Conflicts Abroad Since World War II: Chronicling the Official History of US Conflict Dependence
By Brian Bogart
The following list of 153 instances of US armed forces abroad from October 1945 to March 2004 is part of a larger list (“Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798–2004”) compiled by Richard F. Grimmett, Specialist in National Defense, March 14, 2005. The larger list (322 total instances) can be found at: http://www.history.navy.mil/library/online/forces.htm The below list does not include covert actions and numerous instances in which US forces were stationed abroad since World War II in occupation forces or for participation in mutual security organizations, base agreements, and routine military assistance or training operations.
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