The United States Army (abbreviated USA stylised as U. It is the largest and oldest established branch of the U. The army is headed by the Secretary of the Army, and the top military officer in the department is the Chief of Staff of the Army.
) is the main branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for land-based military operations. The primary mission of the army is "to fight and win our Nation’s wars by providing prompt, sustained land dominance across the full range of military operations and spectrum of conflict in support of combatant commanders." The army is a military service within the Department of the Army, one of the three military departments of the Department of Defense.
The army's major campaign against the Indians was fought in Florida against Seminoles.After the war, though, the Continental Army was quickly given land certificates and disbanded in a reflection of the republican distrust of standing armies.State militias became the new nation's sole ground army, with the exception of a regiment to guard the Western Frontier and one battery of artillery guarding West Point's arsenal.If you have an immediate prayer need, please call our 24-hour prayer line at 800-945-5640.CBN's ministry is made possible by the support of our CBN Partners.