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- C3I-ISR : Command, control, communications and intelligence, combined with intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance
- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff : The senior member of the uniformed services of the United States, statutory senior military adviser to the President and Secretary of Defense; currently Admiral Mike Mullen; policy developer and adviser not in the operational chain of command
- David Shoup : A U.S. Marine Corps general and the 22nd Commandant of the Marine Corps (1960-1963); received the Medal of Honor for the Battle of Tarawa
- Joint Chiefs of Staff : The staff committee of the most senior members of the U.S. military services, charged with policy advice, doctrinal development, and preparedness rather than operational control of forces
- Korean War : 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.
- Pararescue : A U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command specialty, combining paramedic level emergency medical technician skills with the ability to conduct combat search and rescue behind enemy lines
- Tactical Mobility Requirements Board : Under the authority of the Secretary of Defense, the evaluation and field tests of large-scale airmobile operations, which led to an increased role for Army aviation, and deployment of an air assault division into the Vietnam War
- U.S. Department of Defense : The military forces of the United States and their supporting civil servants.
- Unified Combatant Command : Operational line-of-commands for United States military groups.
- United States Air Force : One of the uniformed services of the United States, with principal responsibility for land-based long-range and high-performance aircraft, as well as land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles
- Vietnam War : 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.