U.S. Air Force KC-10A Extender aerial refueling aircraft, left, and C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft are parked on the ramp at Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, Dec. 10, 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Caine Storino/Released)
750 US military bases remain around the planet

These overseas installations are now scattered across 81 countries, colonies, or territories on every continent except Antarctica.