I always wondered about the military services so I used the internet to satisfy my curiosity. This time, I will give some information regarding the branches of U.S. Military. This can help civilians in finding the right branch for their particular queries and in case of emergency. Also, this information can guide those people who want to join the military.
The 5 military branches include:
U.S. Army – They are responsible in land combat and their main mission is to provide necessary forces and capabilities. And they have 3 divisions – Active duty Army, Army Reserves and the Army National Guard.
U.S. Navy – The military personnel under this branch are responsible for conducting naval operations. Aside from having regular active duty staff, they also have reserves units.
U.S. Air Force – The United States Air Force (USAF) is responsible for airborne operations. And this branch of military includes aviation forces both combat and service.
U.S. Coast Guard – Serves as one of the chief guards of our homeland shores and borders. They have many tasks including search and retrieval operations, inspections of vessels, legal enforcement of borders and shorelines and a lot more.
U.S. Marine Corps – The Marine Corps are related to Navy. Their main duty was/has/is to be the fighting force onboard any and all Naval ships.