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  The United States Army Homepage
Army Col. Doug Wheelock was among the astronauts aboard the space shuttle Discovery.
The Army launched the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (PTSD/MTBI) Chain Teaching program to help Soldiers and their Families identify symptoms and seek treatment for those suffering from PTSD and MTBI.
Army Dr. (Maj.) Lee J. Trombetta, a general surgeon in Afghanistan, referring to a program which partners Soldiers with local Afghan doctors.
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  US Army - MSN Encarta
United States Army, military force of the United States with the chief responsibility for land combat.
The U.S. Army includes the active-duty Army, the Army National Guard, Army Reserve, and civilian employees, all under the direction of the Department of the Army.
With nine soldiers, the squad is the Army’s smallest unit.
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  United States Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Army of the United States was re-established for the Korean War and Vietnam War and was demobilized upon the suspension of the draft.
Upon joining the Army, all Soldiers (officers and enlisted) must swear (or affirm) an oath to "protect the Constitution of the United States from all enemies, both foreign and domestic." This emphasis on the defense of the United States Constitution illustrates the concern of the framers that the military be subordinate to legitimate civilian authority.
The senior uniformed officer of the United States Army is the Chief of Staff of the Army (CSA).
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 United States Army Flag
The newly adopted flag was presented by Vice President Richard Nixon to Secretary of the Army Wilber M. Brucker in a ceremony at the Capitol, Washington DC, on June 13, 1956.
The United States Army came into being by action of the Continental Congress on June 14, 1775, and two years later, on June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress officially adopted the Stars and Stripes as the Flag of the United States.
Although various elements of the Army, from groups and corps down to separate battalions, have their own colors and distinguishing flags, none has previously served for the Army as a whole.
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 United States Army Air Corps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States Army Air Corps was the predecessor the United States Air Force (USAF) from 1926 to 1941.
In 1941, as part of a re-organization of the Army along functional lines, the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) was established on June 20, 1941.
The Army Air Corps is an administrative corps of the U.S. Army and was established in 1987 and serves to organize, train, equip and operate the Army's light aircraft and helicopter assets.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_Army_Air_Corps   (358 words)

  
 United States Army at AllExperts
The modern United States Army has its roots in the Continental Army which was formed on June 14, 1775, before the establishment of the United States, to meet the demands of the American Revolutionary War.
The Army of the United States was re-established for the Korean War and Vietnam War and was demobilized upon the suspension of the Draft.
Upon joining the Army, all soldiers (officers and enlisted) must swear (or affirm) an oath to "protect the Constitution of the United States from all enemies, both foreign and domestic." This emphasis on the defense of the United States Constitution illustrates the concern of the framers that the military be subordinate to legitimate civilian authority.
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 United States Army - dKosopedia
Army National Guard units are subject to command by the Governor of their state in peacetime (typically to respond to natural disasters and riots), and can be called into national service in times of war.
In the United States, heavy military equipment is typically moved by rail, but in Europe and much of the rest of the world, rail bridges are not strong enough to support a train laden with heavy military equipment, and narrow roads and weak road bridges often make overland movement of heavy military equipment difficult.
The oldest continuously serving unit in the Army is the 1st Cavalry Regiment (The Regiment of Dragoons).
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 Army Central Command - ARCENT / Third United States Army
Army Forces Central Command-Kuwait (ARCENT-Kuwait), headquartered at Camp Doha, is responsible for RSOI and administrative support of Army forces deploying to Kuwait, oversight of the contract that maintains the brigade prepositioned fleet, and installation support for Camp Doha.
The mission of the Third Army was to serve as the administrative headquarters for an area that covered the seven southeastern states of North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
The experience gained at Third Army Headquarters during the periods of demobilization, expansion, and economy in a short period of three years, prepared the Third Army Commander and his staff for the arduous task of mobilizing and training sufficient troops to cope with the national emergency that arose as a result of the Korean crisis.
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Throughout 1941 the United States had responded to the increasing tensions in the Far East by deploying more troops in the Philippines.
-Although typhoid fever among the troops of the United States Army declined to a low "normal" incidence after the severe epidemic of 1898, the dread of a resurgence of the disease continued.
Influential in raising the spectre of the disease was the experience of the British Army in the Boer War (the South African War), 1899-1902, in which that Army had 31,000 cases with 5,877 deaths from typhoid fever.
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 united states army :: balanced scorecard collaborative :: driving breakthrough results   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The U.S. Army consists of over 1.5 million men and women and is engaged throughout the world fighting the Global War on Terrorism and providing peace and stability in many international regions.
However, while the Army continues to meet its mission objectives on numerous fronts, it is orchestrating a profound and comprehensive effort to transform itself into a technically advanced, nimble force able to respond rapidly and decisively across a full spectrum of operations.
To facilitate that change, the Army instituted an organization-wide Balanced Scorecard initiative in October of 2001 to improve overall communication, accountability and performance measurement against the Army's strategic vision as articulated on its strategy map.
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 United States Army information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The United States Army is the branch of the United States armed forces that has primary responsibility for land-based military operations.
The Continental Army was formed on June 14, 1775, before the establishment of the United States, to meet the demands of the American Revolutionary War.
Those officers who receive their commission in the Army Reserve, but serve on active duty, upon attaining the rank of Major, can be appointed into the Regular Army by the President with the advice and consent of the United States Senate [4].
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 United States Army  Combined Arm
The CASCOM United States Army Reserve (USAR) Advisor, represents United States Army Reserve (USAR) issues and serves as the principal adviser to the Deputy Commanding General, Mobilization and to the Commanding General, CASCOM on all matters.
The Army Reserve's mission, under Title 10 of the U.S. code, is to provide trained and ready Soldiers and units with the critical combat service support and combat support capabilities necessary to support nation strategy during peacetime, contingencies and war.
The Army Reserve is a key element in The Army multi-component unit force, training with Active and National Guard units to ensure all three components work as a fully integrated team.
www.cascom.army.mil /cascombasic2/publicsite/dcgmobtx/usar.htm   (402 words)

  
 United States Army Accessions Command (USAAC) > Home
Designed to meet the human resource needs of the Army from first handshake to first unit of assignment, the command transforms volunteers into soldiers and leaders for the Army.
We are dedicated to providing Soldiers/Leaders of character and competence, inculcated with Army values, imbued with the warrior spirit, persuasive in peace, and invincible in war.
Soldiers of character and competence, inculcated with Army values, imbued with the warrior spirit, persuasive in peace, and invincible in war.
www.usaac.army.mil   (373 words)

  
 United States Army
The Army National Guard’s combat readiness is in “an even more dire situation than the active Army,” due to equipment being worn out or destroyed in Iraq and Afghanistan and never replaced, said Lt. Gen.
In the event of an attack on the United States, specialized Army National Guard units in every state are prepared to assist and advise emergency responders on how best to deal with such hazards as nuclear, chemical and biological.
Obviously, General Casey felt that the [172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team] would be the best unit to extend based on the experience of its Soldiers, the capabilities, the equipment, the mobility, and the protection that a unit that’s equipped with Strykers has.
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 Amazon.com: Encyclopedia of United States Army Insignia and Uniforms: Books: William K. Emerson   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Emerson, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, is the author of Chevrons, a detailed book on U.S. Army insignia, and a member of many collectors organizations.
It covers insignia and uniforms of the U.S. Army from 1782 to the present.
Insignia and uniforms for chaplins, medical personnel, foreign units, Indians, and women are covered in detail.
www.amazon.com /Encyclopedia-United-States-Insignia-Uniforms/dp/0806126221   (1318 words)

  
 The United States Army
The drum and drumsticks are symbols of public notification of the Army's purpose and intent to serve the nation and its people.
The Roman numerals "MDCCLXXVIII" which indicate the date the Army seal was adopted, were replaced with the date "1775" to reflect the date the Army was established.
Symbolism: The symbolism for the elements of the Army emblem is the same as for the Army seal with the above deviations and additions: The colors of the design elements are those traditionally associated with the ideals of the United States and of the Army.
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 UNITED STATES ARMY NURSE CORPS
Army Nurse Corps uniforms are a reflection of nursing traditions, popular fashion, and practicality in various working environments.
The Army Nurse Corps Uniforms: A Retrospective Exhibit chronologically highlights the periods of time when the uniforms were authorized and worn.
This historical uniform display is composed of images from the Army Nurse Corps Historical Collection located in the Office of Medical History, Office of the Army Surgeon General, Falls Church, VA. Photographs in the collection date back to the Civil War Era.
history.amedd.army.mil /ANCWebsite/uniformpres_files/uniformpres.htm   (165 words)

  
 United States Army: 1939-45
After the German Army invaded Poland in September 1939, General George Marshall, the new Chief of Staff, embarked on an attempt to rapidly improve the ability of the army to wage war.
The US Army managed to capture Mount Suribachi in three days but strong resistance from the Japanese meant that the second airstrip at Motoyama was not won until 28th February, 1945.
The United States Army Air Force was now able to use the island to launch bombing attacks on Japan.
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 United States Army Reserve
Army Reserve Soldiers are either deployed, preparing to deploy, or returning from deployment…our Soldiers know that their service involves sacrifice.
Any success attributed to the Army Reserve in the Global War on Terror is due to our Soldiers’ sacrifice and courage, both at home and abroad.
But instead of being an aging relic of the 20th century, the Army Reserve is, at the ripe old age of 98, a changed, responsive and still-changing force, increasingly ready to meet the challenges of the 21st century.
www.armyreserve.army.mil /usar/home   (187 words)

  
 Army.com - United States Army
The Continental Congress created the United States Army on June 14, 1775The United States Army is primarily responsible for land combat.
The Army maintains combat-ready troops for deployment anywhere in the world as well as providing forces stationed at permanent bases around the world.
The US Army stations about 65,000 soldiers in the Federal Republic of Germany, about 40,000 soldiers along the demilitarized zone in South Korea, about 5,000 soldiers in Kuwait, and about 4,000 soldiers in Kosovo.
www.army.com /UnitedStates/index.html   (329 words)

  
 US Army | American Army | United States Army Overview
The US Army is the branch of the military tasked with fighting and winning America's land-based conflicts.
Most Army personnel are employed in jobs much like those found in the civilian sector.
The support functions these personnel provide are not just used within the Army itself, but often outside it, for other branches of the military as well.
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 United States Army   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This decision was concealed by a veil of secrecy which lead to an incomplete record of all the decisions involved in the creation of the Army.
The Contiental Army was off to a great start and has maintained and increased it's strength continually ever since.
For more details and a very extensive history of the United States Army visit the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Home Page
For the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), this means meeting the Army's needs and challenges by executing one of the largest military construction programs in USACE's history.
During a recent meeting with top Army leaders at USACE Headquarters, Gen. Richard Cody, the Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, said that "this is the biggest footprint change in the Army since 1942."
As the Army's construction agent, USACE is playing a key role in the success of this change.
www.usace.army.mil   (538 words)

  
 Military.com Resources
Army National Guard - Army National Guard resource delivers info on enlistment procedures, activities, and issues, along with links to all state-specific National Guard sites.
Army Wives - Detailed resource serves the needs of Army wives and provides a comprehensive index of FAQs, Army regulations, and service related links.
Center for Army Lessons Learned - Living database centered on training experiences is designed to help units and leaders benefit from one another's experiences.
www.military.com /Resources/ResourceSubmittedFileView?file=army_links.htm   (352 words)

  
 National Museum of the United States Army and the Army Historical Foundation
Force Protection Industries, the world's leading manufacturer of ballistic- and blast-protected vehicles, supports the National Museum of the United States Army, joining the One Star Circle...
The Clark Construction Group, LLC joins industry in supporting the National Museum of the United States Army at the Two Star Level with a pledge...
Fannie Mae, a shareholder-owned company with a public purpose, salutes the diversity of the U.S. Army and its historic role as an "engine of change" in American society with support of the National Museum of the United Stae Army Capital Campaign...
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