Similar to many civilian professions, the number of women in the United States Armed Services has increased substantially over the past 30 years. However, the Armed Services continue to be a male-dominated environment. Approximately 14.3% of the active duty component and 17.8% of all service members are female. At most recent count, there are 203,375 active duty, and 150,779 reserve female service members.Female service members are not distributed equally across the Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force. The Air Force has the highest percentage of active duty (19.6%) and Reserve (24.6%) female service members, while the Marines have the fewest active duty (6.2%) and reserve (5%) female service members. Although there are more enlisted female service members than officers (163,414 vs. 34,351), a larger percentage of officers are female than enlisted (15.3% vs. 14%).