Total U.S. servicemembers and living veterans of major conflicts 1941-2021

Total number of United States military personnel in major conflicts from 1941 to 1991, and living veterans from these wars as of 2021

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Release date

May 2021


United States

Survey time period

1941 to 2021

Supplementary notes

These statistics refer to the personnel who served in the U.S. military during wartime, and does not refer exclusively to those who were deployed to the respective theaters of war.

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