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U.S. Military Birthdays

The United States Military, which includes the
Armed Forces and the National Guard, consists of various branches all birthed
at different times throughout U.S. history. The Armed Forces consists of the
following six military branches:

● Army - June 14, 1775

● Navy - October 13, 1775

● Marine Corps - November 10, 1775

● Coast Guard - August 4, 1790

● Air Force - September 18, 1947,
and

● Space Force - December 20, 2019

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The mission and purpose of each branch of the
military is specified in various sections of Title 10 and 14 in the U.S. Code.

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On June 14, 1775 the Army was created to:

(1) preserve the
peace and security, and providing for the defense, of the United States, the
Commonwealths and possessions, and any areas occupied by the United States

(2) support the
national policies

(3) implement the
national objectives

(4) overcome any
nations responsible for aggressive acts that imperil the peace and security of
the United States.[1]

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On October 13, 1775 the Navy was “organized, trained, and
equipped primarily for prompt and sustained combat incident to operations at
sea.”[2]

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On November 10, 1775 the Marine Corps was “organized, trained,
and equipped to provide fleet marine forces of combined arms, together with
supporting air components, for service with the fleet in the seizure or defense
of advanced naval bases and for the conduct of such land operations as may be
essential to the prosecution of a naval campaign,” all while operating within
the Department of the Navy.[3]

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On August 4, 1790 the Coast Guard was designed to “enforce or assist in the enforcement
of all applicable Federal laws on, under, and over the high seas and waters
subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.”[4]

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On September 18, 1947 the Air Force was created to:

(1) preserve the
peace and security, and provide for the defense, of the United States, the
Commonwealths and possessions, and any areas occupied by the United States

(2) support the
national policies

(3) implement the
national objectives

(4) overcome any
nations responsible for aggressive acts that imperil the peace and security of
the United States.[5]

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On December 20, 2019 the Space Force was “organized, trained,
and equipped to:

(1)
provide freedom of operation for the United States in, from, and to space

(2) conduct space
operations

(3)
protect the interests of the United States in space.”[6]

These branches of the military, which include
the United States Armed Forces and the National Guard, help to ensure the
continued safety of Americans both in the United States and overseas.

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