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US military personnel in Iraq

Thursday - 8/14/2014, 3:12am  ET

Lt. Gen. David Berger introduces Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel during the Secretary's visit to Camp Pendleton on Tuesday Aug. 12, 2014. Hagel announced the deployment of another 130 U.S. troops to Iraq in remarks to Marines at this Southern California base on the final stop of a weeklong, around-the-world trip that also took him to India, Germany and Australia. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Paul Rodriguez)

The Associated Press

A breakdown of the nearly 1,000 U.S. military personnel in Iraq to date, by function and number, according to the Pentagon:

--Security forces: 458 in Baghdad

--Assessment and advising in Irbil and Baghdad: 277

--Humanitarian assistance in Irbil: 129

--Office of Security Cooperation, as part of U.S. Embassy in Baghdad: 100

Total: 964

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