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United States Military. Options to Consider. About the Military. The United States Armed Forces: The military forces of the United States (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps & Navy) The President of the U.S.: The overall head of the military Helps form military policy

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United states military

United States Military

Options to Consider

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About the military

About the Military

  • The United States Armed Forces:

    • The military forces of the United States (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps & Navy)

  • The President of the U.S.:

    • The overall head of the military

    • Helps form military policy

  • The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD):

    • A federal executive department

    • The principal organ by which military policy is carried out

    • Headed by the Secretary of Defense

      • a civilian & a member of the cabinet

      • serves as the President’s second-in-command

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About the military1

About the Military

  • National Security Council

    • Coordinates military action with diplomacy

    • Headed by National Security Advisor

  • Joint Chiefs of Staff

    • Six members who advise the President & the National Security Advisor

    • Includes the head of each DoD service branches (does not include the Coast Guard-falls under Dept. of Homeland Security-or National Guard)

  • U.S. Military

    • All branches work together during operations & joint missions

    • One of the largest militaries in terms of number of personnel

    • Draws manpower from pool of volunteers (conscription-draft- hasn’t been used since 1972)

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Military options

Military Options

  • Air Force

  • Army

  • Coast Guard

  • Marine Corps

  • Navy

  • National Guard

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Coast guard

COAST GUARD

  • Find Your Career

  • Being a Guardian

  • Discovering Our Roles

  • Get the Answers

  • Coast Guard Academy

  • U.S.C.G. Reserve

  • Enlisted Ratings

  • USCG Roles

  • Officer Careers

  • Benefits

  • FAQs

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U s air force

U.S. AIR FORCE

  • Enlisted Opportunities

  • Officer Opportunities

  • Health Care Opportunities

  • Mission

  • Values

  • Creed

  • History

  • Technology

  • Events

  • Careers

  • Academy

  • ROTC

  • Health Care Careers

  • FAQs

  • How to Join

D R A F T


U s army

U.S. ARMY

  • Overview

  • Personnel

  • Service Options

  • Training, Careers & Jobs

  • Vehicles & Equipment

  • Post Locations

  • Ranks & Insignia

  • Careers & Jobs

  • Benefits

  • Soldier Life

  • For Parents

  • How to Join

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Marine corps

MARINE CORPS

  • Making Marines

  • Winning Battles

  • Quality Citizens

  • Explore the Story

  • Become an Officer

  • Parents & Mentors

  • 12 Weeks

  • Eligibility

  • Quality Citizens

  • Warrior Path

  • Parents & Mentors

  • FAQs

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National guard

NATIONAL GUARD

  • What’s our mission?

  • Do I qualify?

  • What’s Basic Training?

  • Benefits

  • Careers

  • Events/Promotions

  • Guard Life

  • What is the Guard?

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U s navy

U.S. Navy

  • Why join the Navy?

  • Careers in Demand

  • Inside the Navy

  • Education Opportunities

  • Mission & History

  • About the Navy

  • Joining the Navy

  • Inside the Navy

  • Careers & Jobs

  • Families & Advisors

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Volunteer activities

Volunteer Activities

  • http://joiningforces.uso.org/share-message-om?sc=OM-my-p_BPI:%20FLOTUS-Search_Obama-Troops_{Creative}

    • First Lady Michelle Obama support program

  • http://iparticipateusa.org/cause/support-military-families

  • Students who have family members or friends in the service:

    • Email to ask how the class can help

      • Send care packages to the service men & women

      • Send care packages to the children, schools, etc. in the area they are stationed

      • Other ideas

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Resources videos articles lots of information

ResourcesVideos, Articles & Lots of Information

  • http://www.military.com/

  • http://www.usmilitary.com/

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Sources

Sources

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_armed_forces

  • www.gocoastguard.com

  • www.marines.com

  • www.nationalguard.com

  • http://airforce.com

  • www.goarmy.com

  • www.navy.com

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