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In which domains do US forces operate?






As a unique military profession, the Army is built upon an ethos of trust. What are four other essential characteristics of our profession? (MESH)

Military expertise

Honorable service

Espirit DE Corps


What are the 11 Primary Missions of the US Armed Forces?

Counter terrorism and irregular warfare.

Deter and defeat aggression

Project power despite anti-access/area denial challenges.

Counter weapons of mass destruction.

Operate effectively in cyberspace.

Operate effectively in space.

Maintain a safe, secure and effective nuclear deterrent.

Defend the homeland and provide support to civil authorities.

Provide a stabilizing presence.

Conduct stability and counterinsurgency operations.

Conduct humanitarian, disaster relief, and other operations.

What is the most important determinant of power?


What is the US Army's greatest strategic asset; providing depth, versatility, and unmatched experience to the joint force?

The all-volunteer force.

Title 10, USC, establishes the basic structure of the Army. What forces make up the Army?

One regular Army

Two reserve components

-the Regular Army, the Army Reserve, and the Army National Guard of the US.

Army Civilians support all three components.

What is the function of the Operating Force?

Operating forces consist of units organized, trained, and equipped to deploy and fight.

What is the function of the Generating Force?

The generating force mans, trains, equips, deploys, and ensures the readiness of all Army Forces.

What five characteristics will enhance the Army's operational adaptability? (FAILD)

Depth and versatility

Adaptive and Innovative

Flexibility and Agility

Integrated and Synchronized

Lethal and Discriminate