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What are the 4 precepts of the Army
-Preserve the peace and security for the defense of the United States, the territories, commonwealths, Possessions, and any areas occupied by the united states
-Support national policies
-Implement national objectives
-Overcome any nations responsible for aggressive acts that imperil the peace and security of the US
What is the purpose of the army
-to fight and win the nations wars
-to provide land force dominance
-deterrence through force projection
What is the vision of the army
to be the world's best army, a full spectrum force trained and ready for victory
What are the 5 parts of the vision
-a values-based organization
-an integral part of the joint team
-equipped with the most modern weapons and equipment
-able to respond to our nation's needs
-changing to meet challenges of today, tomorrow, and the 21st century
When was the army born
June 14, 1775
how many companies of riflemen did the continental congress approve to raise
10 companies of riflemen
What year did we beat the brits at yorktown
1783
What are the army's components
active and reserve
Active soldiers
component comprised of full-time soldiers and civilians attached to the department of the army
how ovten does congress determine the number of soldiers maintained
annually
What are the two components of the reserve forces
US Army reserve
national guard
US Army reserve
this component gives the army the resources to deploy overseas and sustain combat troops during wartime
where do most combat support and combat service support units come from
the US Army Reserve
Army National Guard
it is supposed to provide trained troops for prompt mobilization and trained forces for domestic emergencies
What are the three communities of the army
-combat arms
-combat support
-combat service support
What does the combat support do
they provide direct war fighting support to the combat arms community
What does the Combat Service support do
provide key support services required in prolonged combat operations
How is the army divided
-squad
-platoon
-company
-battalion
-brigade
-division
-corp
who commands a squad and what is it made up of
E-5 Sergeant
who commands a platoon and what is it made up of
Lt (O1,O2), 4 squads
who commands a company and what is it made up of
Captain, 4 platoons
who commands a battallion and what is it made up of
Lt Col, 4 companies
who commands a brigade and what is it made up of
colonel, 4 battalions
who commands a division and what is it made up of
Maj. Gen, 3-4 Brigades
1st armored division
Bad Kreuznach, Germany
1st Cavalry Division
Ft. Hood, TX
1st Infantry Division
Wurzburg, Germany
2nd infantry division
Uijonbu, So. Korea
3rd Infantry division
Ft. Stewart, GA
4th Infantry division
Ft. Hood, TX
10th Mountain Division
Ft. Drum, NY
25th Infantry Division
Schofield Barracks, HI
82nd Airborn Division
Ft. Bragg, NC
101st Airborne Division
Ft. Campbell, KY
What are the 5 types of divisions in the army
-Armored
-Light
-Airborne
-Air Assault
-Mechanized
Who commands a Corp and what is it made up of
Lt. General, 2-4 divisions
Where is the I corp located
Ft. Lewis, WA
III corp
Ft. Hood, TX
V corp
Heidelberg, Germany
XVII Corp
Ft. Bragg, NC
Where is the Basic Camp
Ft. Knox, KY
Where is the Advanced Camp located at
Ft. Lewis, WA
What is the mission of the USMA
To educate, train, and inspire the Corp of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Dury, Honor, Country; professional growth throughout a career as an officer in the United States Army; and a lifetime of selfless service to the nation.
Who is the father of the Military Academy
Col. Sylvanus Thayer, Sup from 1817-1833