The U.S. Army was created on June 3, 1784 by the Congress of the Confederation at the end of the Revolutionary War. "To fight and win America's wars," the Army exists to organize, equip, and train forces “for the conduct of prompt and sustained combat operations on land.”
The U.S. Army operates with an active component and two reserve components: the United States Army Reserve and the Army National Guard. There are just under 500,000 soldiers serving actively in the U.S. Army today and another 550,000 serving in the reserve components.
The GBI announced there was "probable cause" to charge the Army sergeant in the death of Anitra Gunn.
Sikorsky-Boeing officials said the new aircraft design will be capable of flying at speeds of more than 200 knots.
On New Years Eve, an initial wave of 750 paratroopers was deployed to the Middle East.
A Sikorsky-Boeing team flew helicopter prototypes that could become the Army's next scout and assault rotorcraft.
Brig. Gen. Ronald Stephens, who leads Regional Health Command-Europe, was suspended Feb. 12, USAREUR said in a statement.
One of three current Army astronauts, Morgan is a combat veteran and emergency physician.
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