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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about United States Army.
See also changes related to United States Army, or pages that link to United States Army or to this page or whose text contains "United States Army".

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Command and management

Wars

  • American Revolution [r]: The political and military action of the American colonists who overthrew British control between 1763-1789. [e]
  • War of 1812 [r]: A sideshow, 1812-1815, of the Napoleonic Wars, between the United States and Great Britain; Britain ignored American demands to end the impressment (seizure) of American sailors, interference with American maritime rights, and support for hostile Indians in the American West; the war was essentially a draw [e]
  • Second Seminole War [r]: A conflict from 1835 to 1842 in Florida between the United States and various groups of Native Americans collectively known as Seminoles. [e]
  • American Civil War [r]: Major war 1861-65 fought over slavery in which the U.S. defeated the secessionist Confederate States of America. [e]
  • Mexican-American War [r]: (1846-1848) war between Mexico and the United States over Mexican territories between the Gila and Rio Grande Rivers in the south and the 42d parallel north (Texas and the Mexican Cession) [e]
  • Spanish-American War [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • World War I [r]: Massive international conflict involving the Allies and Central Powers between 1914-1918. [e]
  • World War II [r]: War between the Allies (most notably the UK, US and Soviet Union) and the Axis (principally Germany and Japan) 1939–1945. [e]
  • Korean War [r]: A modern conflict (1950-1953) fought on the Korean peninsula between the US-led UN forces, and the Communist coalition of North Korea and China. [e]
  • Vietnam War [r]: A post-colonial independence/Cold War conflict between communist North Vietnam against South Vietnam, assisted by the United States (1955-1975), to unify Vietnam; won by North Vietnam in 1975. [e]
  • Gulf War [r]: The conflict started by the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, and ended with the liberation of Kuwait and major damage to Iraqi forces, by a US-led UN coalition in 1991. [e]
  • Afghanistan War (2001-) [r]: Beginning on October 7, 2001, in response to the 9-11 attacks, military operations against the Taliban and al-Qaeda by United States and NATO forces [e]
  • Iraq War [r]: Invasion of Iraq by a coalition of countries, led by the United States, in 2003, and subsequent occupation [e]

Major commands

Other related topics

  • Posse Comitatus Act [r]: U.S. law, enacted in 1878 during Reconstruction, which forbids the use of U.S. Army forces for civilian law enforcement; it does not prohibit their use in disaster relief defined by the Stafford Act, or in situations of martial law; the greatest controversies surround the role of military forces in dealing with terrorism on U.S. soil [e]