United as One Essay

757 Words Jan 27th, 2014 4 Pages
The United States has long been known for having a military presence that few would dare to challenge. The catalyst has not been in having billions in defense funds, it has not been in having huge weapons of mass destruction, it is the heart and spirit of the soldier. I am very proud to be a part of this long and proud tradition of upholding the ideals set forth in the U.S. Constitution. It is something that I would recommend to all willing and able college students. It instills a sense of pride and satisfaction that is matched by no other. As a soldier, there are many options as far as what type of soldier you wish to be. It is similar to choosing a career in the civilian world. The first step in this process is choosing your military …show more content…
It consists of ships, submarines, and aircraft that can be taken throughout any of the world’s oceans. The Navy’s awesome arsenal is nothing without the almost four-hundred thousand soldiers that make it up. With this tremendous force comes tremendous responsibility. The Navy’s chief responsibilities include defending our waters, both foreign and domestic, attacking land targets, and transporting soldiers from all four branches. The importance of the oceans to American security and economic interests makes the U.S. Navy a critical component in the country’s military. The Air Force is responsible for conducting operations in the air and also in space. There are roughly four-hundred thousand soldiers that make up our Air Force. The Air Force plays an essential part in our country’s defense by deploying aircraft, bombing enemy targets, and transporting soldiers. The Air Force also maintains most of our Nation’s nuclear arsenal, as well as most of our military satellites. As our technology becomes more sophisticated, and our military missions become more concerned with decreasing the number of civilian casualties, the Air Force’s capability to use precise, accurate weapons, from a safe distance, will become more and more essential. What happens when a sea, and land incursion come together? The Marines are called in. The Marine Corps, which is controlled by the Department of the Navy, is trained and equipped

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