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Maritime service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the eight uniformed services of the United States. Wikipedia

  • United States Armed Forces

    The United States Armed Forces are the military forces of the United States of America. It consists of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Space Force, and Coast Guard. Wikipedia

  • United States Marine Corps

    Maritime land force service branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting expeditionary and amphibious operations through combined arms, implementing its own infantry, armor, artillery, aerial and special operations forces. One of the eight uniformed services of the United States. Wikipedia

  • United States Coast Guard

    Maritime security, search and rescue, and law enforcement service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's eight uniformed services. Maritime, military, multi-mission service unique among the U.S. military branches for having a maritime law enforcement mission with jurisdiction in both domestic and international waters and a federal regulatory agency mission as part of its duties. Wikipedia

  • United States Air Force

    Air service branch of the United States Armed Forces. One of the eight U.S. uniformed services. Wikipedia

  • United States Army

    Land service branch of the United States Armed Forces. One of the eight U.S. uniformed services, and is designated as the Army of the United States in the U.S. Constitution. Wikipedia

  • United States Navy ships

    The names of commissioned ships of the United States Navy all start with USS, for United States Ship. Non-commissioned, primarily civilian-manned vessels of the U.S. Navy under the Military Sealift Command have names that begin with USNS, standing for United States Naval Ship. Wikipedia

  • United States Space Force

    Space service branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, one of the eight U.S. uniformed services, and the world's first and currently only independent space force. Military service branch, and along with sister-branch, the U.S. Air Force, is part of the Department of the Air Force, one of the three civilian-led military departments within the Department of Defense. Wikipedia

  • Pakistan Navy

    Naval warfare branch of the Pakistan Armed Forces. It came into existence by transfer of personnel and equipment from the Royal Indian Navy that ceased to exist following the partition of British India through a parliamentary act that established the independence of Pakistan and India from the United Kingdom on 14 August 1947. Wikipedia

  • Hispanics in the United States Navy

    Hispanics in the United States Navy can trace their tradition of naval military service to men such as Lieutenant Jordi Farragut Mesquida, who served in the American Revolution. Hispanics, such as Seaman Philip Bazaar and Seaman John Ortega, have distinguished themselves in combat and have been awarded the Medal of Honor, the highest military decoration of the United States. Wikipedia

  • History of the United States Navy

    Notable for innovation in the use of ironclads during the American Civil War, and the "New Navy", the result of a modernization effort that began in the 1880s and made it the largest in the world by 1945. The United States Navy claims October 13, 1775 as the date of its official establishment, when the Second Continental Congress passed a resolution creating the Continental Navy. Wikipedia

  • United States Department of Defense

    Executive branch department of the federal government charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government directly related to national security and the United States Armed Forces. Largest employer in the world, with over 1.3 million active-duty service members as of 2020. Wikipedia

  • Joint Chiefs of Staff

    Body of the most senior uniformed leaders within the United States Department of Defense, that advises the president of the United States, the secretary of defense, the Homeland Security Council and the National Security Council on military matters. Defined by statute and consists of a chairman , a vice chairman (VJCS), the service chiefs of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Space Force, and the chief of the National Guard Bureau. Wikipedia

  • Flags of the United States Armed Forces

    The several branches of the United States Armed Forces are represented by flags. Within the U.S. military, various flags fly on various occasions, and on various ships, bases, camps, and military academies. Wikipedia

  • United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps

    Federal uniformed service of the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS), and is one of the eight uniformed services of the United States. Protection, promotion, and advancement of health and safety of the general public. Wikipedia

  • United States

    Country primarily located in North America. It consists of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, 326 Indian reservations, and some minor possessions. Wikipedia

  • United States ship naming conventions for the U.S. Navy were established by Congressional action at least as early as 1862. Title Thirteen, Chapter Six, of the U.S. Code, enacted in that year, reads, in part, Wikipedia

  • Military history of Jewish Americans

    Jewish Americans have served in the United States armed forces dating back to before the colonial era, when Jews had served in militias of the Thirteen Colonies. Jewish military personnel have served in all branches of the armed forces and in every major armed conflict to which the United States has been involved. Wikipedia

  • History of the United States Marine Corps

    The history of the United States Marine Corps (USMC) begins with the founding of the Continental Marines on 10 November 1775 to conduct ship-to-ship fighting, provide shipboard security and discipline enforcement, and assist in landing forces. Its mission evolved with changing military doctrine and foreign policy of the United States. Wikipedia

  • Unified combatant command

    Joint military command of the United States Department of Defense that is composed of units from two or more service branches of the United States Armed Forces, and conducts broad and continuing missions. There are currently 11 unified combatant commands and each are established as the highest echelons of military commands, in order to provide effective command and control of all U.S. military forces, regardless of branch of service, during peace or during war time. Wikipedia

  • United States Secretary of Defense

    Leader and chief executive officer of the United States Department of Defense, the executive department of the U.S. Armed Forces. Second only to that of the president of the United States, who is the commander-in-chief. Wikipedia

  • Advisory document maintained by the Ceremonials Division of the Office of the Chief of Protocol of the United States which lists the ceremonial order, or relative preeminence, for domestic and foreign government officials at diplomatic, ceremonial, and social events within the United States and abroad. Used to mitigate miscommunication and embarrassment in diplomacy, and offer a distinct and concrete spectrum of preeminence for ceremonies. Wikipedia

  • Portuguese Navy

    Naval branch of the Portuguese Armed Forces which, in cooperation and integrated with the other branches of the Portuguese military, is charged with the military defense of Portugal. On 12 December 2017, the Portuguese Navy commemorated the 700th anniversary of its official creation by King Denis of Portugal. Wikipedia

  • Master-at-arms (United States Navy)

    Responsible for law enforcement and force protection in the United States Navy—equivalent to the United States Army Military Police, the United States Marine Corps Military Police, the United States Air Force Security Forces, and the United States Coast Guard's Maritime Law Enforcement Specialist. One of the oldest ratings in the United States Navy, having been recognized since the inception of the U.S. Navy. Wikipedia

  • United States Naval Academy

    Federal service academy adjacent to Annapolis, Maryland. Second oldest of the five U.S. service academies, and educates officers for commissioning primarily into the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. Wikipedia

  • History of the United States Coast Guard

    Founded on 4 August 1790 as part of the Department of the Treasury. The Revenue Cutter Service and the United States Life-Saving Service were merged to become the Coast Guard per which states: "The Coast Guard as established January 28, 1915, shall be a military service and a branch of the armed forces of the United States at all times." Wikipedia

  • Missions of the United States Coast Guard

    Coastal defense, search and rescue, and maritime law enforcement branch of the United States Armed Forces and is one of the country's eight uniformed services. It carries out three basic roles, which are further subdivided into eleven statutory missions. Wikipedia

  • "List of United States four-star officers" redirects here. For a complete historical list of U.S. four-star officers by service, see Army generals, Marine Corps generals, Navy admirals, Air Force generals, Space Force generals, Coast Guard admirals, or Public Health Service admirals. Wikipedia

  • Soviet Navy

    The naval warfare uniform service branch of the Soviet Armed Forces. Large part of the Soviet Union's strategic planning in the event of a conflict with the opposing superpower, the United States, during the cold war period between the two countries. Wikipedia

  • USS Triton (SSRN-586)

    United States Navy radar picket nuclear submarine. In early 1960, it became the first vessel to execute a submerged circumnavigation of the Earth in Operation Sandblast. Wikipedia

  • NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps

    One of eight federal uniformed services of the United States, and operates under the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , a scientific agency overseen by the Department of Commerce. Made up of scientifically and technically trained officers. Wikipedia

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