14 Facts About United States Army

1. United States Army is the land service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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2. United States Army serves as the land-based branch of the US Armed Forces.

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3. The US United States Army led the combined US and allied invasion of Iraq in 2003; it served as the primary source for ground forces with its ability to sustain short and long-term deployment operations.

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4. From 2016 to 2017, the United States Army retired hundreds of OH-58 Kiowa Warrior observation helicopters, while retaining its Apache gunships.

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5. US United States Army is divided into several branches and functional areas.

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6. From 2013 through 2017, the United States Army sustained organizational and end-strength reductions after several years of growth.

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7. In June 2013, the United States Army announced plans to downsize to 32 active brigade combat teams by 2015 to match a reduction in active-duty strength to 490,000 soldiers.

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8. IPPS-A is the Human Resources system for the United States Army, is available for download for Android, or the Apple store.

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9. Training in the US United States Army is generally divided into two categories – individual and collective.

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10. Chief of Staff Milley notes that the United States Army is suboptimized for training in cold-weather regions, jungles, mountains, or urban areas where in contrast the United States Army does well when training for deserts or rolling terrain.

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11. The United States Army is evaluating two fixed-wing aircraft demonstrators; ARES, and Artemis are under evaluation to replace the Guardrail ISR aircraft.

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12. Under the Johnson-McConnell agreement of 1966, the United States Army agreed to limit its fixed-wing aviation role to administrative mission support.

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13. For UAVs, the United States Army is deploying at least one company of drone MQ-1C Gray Eagles to each Active United States Army division.

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14. On 11 November 2018, the United States Army announced a new version of 'United States Army Greens' based on uniforms worn during World War II that will become the standard garrison service uniform.

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