In 2010, less than 1% of the American population was serving on active-duty in the military, with only 0.0003% of them U.S. Marines. It is likely impossible to determine how many of America's current (as of June 2015) population of 310 million have served in the U.S. military as the 1974 fire in the St Louis records center destroyed much of the WW2-Korea-Vietnam records.
9% of US Population (Total Population - 303 million)
Active Military - 5 million
Veterans - 23.5 million
It was about 8% of the US population that served in the military during World War 2 and as a side note, over 60 million people were killed which is about 2.5% of the world population.
Less than 3 percent of men have served in the US military out of the entire population of the United States
Answer: 0 percent. All of the country's military is now in 2008.
Less than one half of one percent of the US population is currently serving.
Roughly 8% (12 million of the 150 million) served in some branch of the US military at some time during WW2.
About 350,000 US women served in the US military.
Approximately 170,000 Hispanic US Servicemen served in Vietnam, of which approximately 3,070 died there.
.05% of the 314 million Americans are currently on the DoD (military rolls) as retired. The document from the DoD in the other answer lists 1.5 million retired service members. Google search lists the US Population at 314 million.
There is less than 1% of the US population that is now serving in all branches of the Military. Realistically there are more people who work for Wal-Mart than there are in the Military.
US Presidents do not have to have served in the military in order to be elected.
There have been about Americans whom served in the US military since the revolutionary war.
According to census.gov, the percentage of the male population in the US is 49.2%.The male population of the US is about 48%.
Any person that has served their country IN the US military forces honorably; is a military veteran. Civilian contractors working for the military are NOT military vets.
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During the four years of the US Civil War, two million men served in the Union's military forces. For the Confederacy, 900,000 soldiers served in the Southern military forces.
Canada had 45,300 military deaths in WWII which was more as a percentage of its population then the US.
California has the largest military population.
It depends on the year. Historically, Jews have always been a part of the US military and served with distinction on both sides of the Civil War and in every other major conflict. In each conflict where Jews fought, they enlisted in a percentage greater than their overall percentage in the US citizenry.
1% of the American public are United States Marines. Past or present, once a Marine always a Marine.
US Military personnel who served in the VN war are veterans, yes. US Civilians (contractors, etc.) who served in the VN war are not US Military veterans.
Sarah Palin has never actually served in the US military.
Percentage representation of various religions in US military
Every US President is Commander In Chief of the American military, while in office. Hence, they have all served in the military while in office. It's part of the office.