The Military Of The United States

2081 Words Jul 23rd, 2015 9 Pages
The Military

In today 's military, we are experiencing more changes than ever before. The United States has separated forces, added forces and changed rules and regulations to adapt with the times. As we grow and advance so does our military. That is part of the reason they are so great, but it has its downfalls as well. The military is not only changing the way we operate, but who does the operating, honestly they have their hand in aspect of life and I will name only a few. They have also made a huge impact on the economy, gender roles and the controversy between the roles, and they are taking control in more ways than we think. September 29, 1789, is when the first official military was created. We already had the Continental Army that had fought the British in the American Revolution, but this was not an official Army. So in September of 1789 Congress sat down its first session and established the first official military and it was passed the last day of its first session. The United States Air-Force became a separate military service September 1947; this is when the Department of Defense was established (previously known as the National military Establishment.) The department of Defense was encompassed the Army, Navy, and the new branch the Air-Force. The Air–Force Expeditionary Force (AEF) created in the late 1990s which allowed active duty, reserve, and air National Guard to serve together; this allowed the forces to join together and complete missions, instead of…
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