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The Military

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Jeff Knoll

on 31 October 2013

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Transcript of The Military

The United States Military
The United States Army
The Army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare(responsible for land-based military operations).
The oldest and largest branch
Maximum age for joining: 35
Boot Camp: 10 Weeks
The United States Coast Guard
An agency of the Department of Transportation responsible for patrolling shores and facilitating nautical commerce
They work with the Department of Homeland Security, keeping our country safe from domestic and foreign affairs.
Maximum joining age: 27
Boot Camp: 8 Weeks
The United States Navy
The Navy of the United States of America; the agency that maintains,trains, and equips combat-ready naval forces
"Defender of the Seas"
Main supporter of the Air Force
transporting aircraft and providing a runway at sea for aircraft.
Maximum entry age: 34
Boot Camp: 7-9 Weeks
The United States Air Force
The Air Force of the United States of America; the agency that defends the United States through control and exploitation of air and space
Main supporter of ground forces by providing air support during missions.
The air force has been known for its better living conditions.
Maximum entry age: 27
Boot Camp: 8.5 weeks
The United States Marine Corps
United States Marine Corps: an amphibious division of the United States Navy
The marines have the best training compared to the other branches
Marines are the first to fight and they train all recruits to be prepared; all marines are rifleman.
The marines show the most history
Motto: Semper Fidelis
Latin for "Always Faithful"
Distinguishes the marine corps from any other
Goes beyond teamwork—it is a brotherhood that can always be counted on.
Max entry age: 28
Boot camp: 12 weeks
Death Rates
Casualty Rate
1. Army
2. Navy
3. Marines
4. Air Force
Military Pay
Many people think that different branches pay better than others
False: All branches have the same base pay
Its the special pay that's different.
Depending on what you do there are other benefits
Enlistment Bonuses
G.I. Bill
Five Branches
Military Myths: Busted
When you join the Military, you join for life.
Busted: The length of active-duty service can be as little as two years.
The Military is just for people who like fighting.
Busted: While all service members are trained to respond to threats, 91 percent of military jobs do not involve direct combat operations.
The Marines are "the best of the best."
You are not given the title "Marine," you have to earn it.
Marines have better training than any other branch.
Marines know no meaning to "can't, or won't." They never stop when tired or cold, hot or hungry. They push through.
The Marines have never lost an offensive battle:Iwo Jima, Resevoir, Falluja
Why the Marine Corps is the Best
By: Jeff Knoll
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