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United States Air Force
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The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare branch of the United States Armed Forces. The USAF separated from the United States Army on 18 September, 1947, by National Security Act of 1947. It is the youngest branch of the United States Armed Forces and the world's most sophisticated air force. The USAF operates more than 5,500 manned aircraft, 2,132 of which are fighter aircraft and has 330,159 personnel on active duty, 68,872 in the Air Force Reserves, and 94,753 in the Air...
United States Marine Corps
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8,690
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37
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"The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection from the sea, using the mobility of the United States Navy to deliver combined-arms task forces rapidly. It is one of seven uniformed services of the United States. In the civilian leadership structure of the United States military, the Marine Corps is a component of the United States Department of the Navy, often working closely with U.S. naval forces for...
United States Army
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29,491
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"The United States Army is the main branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for land-based military operations. It is the largest and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S. uniformed services. The modern Army has its roots in the Continental Army which was formed on 14 June 1775, before the establishment of the United States, to meet the demands of the American Revolutionary War... The Army considers itself to be descended from the Continental...
United States Navy
United States Navy
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5,896
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689
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"The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. The U.S. Navy is the largest in the world; its battle fleet tonnage is greater than that of the next 13 largest navies combined. The U.S. Navy also has the world's largest carrier fleet, with 11 in service, one under construction (two planned), and one in reserve. The service had 328,516 personnel on active duty and 101,689 in the...