The smooth functioning of any country is as much dependent on its political and economic system as it is on its military. Courageous, valiant and heroic, both on and off the field, military personnel secure the country and its country men and help in safeguarding from enemies and rivals. Today, history is full of leaders and revolutionaries who through their sheer brilliance and daring spirit became most famous military figures of all times. It is due to their dauntless audacity that they helped change not just the future of the country but the world at large. Every country boasts of umpteen military leaders and revolutionaries who helped in securing their land. The United States of America has had numerous military leaders who have left an indelible mark on human civilization with their acts of courage. Some of the illustrious American military leaders include Dwight Eisenhower, General Patton, George Washington, Douglas MacArthur, George Dewey, David D Porter, Winfield Scott, Henry H Arnold and so on. Explore this section and find out in details about the life, conquests, battles and wars of great American military leaders. Their act of bravery and courage is sure to leave you startled!
Pete ButtigiegPete Buttigieg
19 January 1982
Politician
George WashingtonGeorge Washington
22 February 1732
First U.S. President

Dwight D. EisenhowerDwight D. Eisenhower
14 October 1890
34th U.S. President

Douglas MacArthurDouglas MacArthur
26 January 1880
 

Robert E. LeeRobert E. Lee
19 January 1807
Confederate General in the American Civil War

Colin PowellColin Powell
05 April 1937
65th United States Secretary of State
George Armstrong CusterGeorge Armstrong Custer
05 December 1839
Military Officer

William Tecumseh ShermanWilliam Tecumseh Sherman
08 February 1820
General in the Union Army During the American

Sitting BullSitting Bull
1831 AD
Warrior

Stonewall JacksonStonewall Jackson
21 January 1824
General
Herbert SobelHerbert Sobel
26 January 1912
U.S. Army Officer

Nathan Bedford ForrestNathan Bedford Forrest
13 July 1821
Military commander
Michael FlynnMichael Flynn
30 November 1958
Former United States National Security Advisor

George MarshallGeorge Marshall
31 December 1880
Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army

Chesty PullerChesty Puller
26 June 1898
United States Marine Corps lieutenant general
Kit CarsonKit Carson
24 December 1809
Explorer & Soldier

Smedley ButlerSmedley Butler
30 July 1881
 
Carwood LiptonCarwood Lipton
30 January 1920
United States Army Officer

Joshua ChamberlainJoshua Chamberlain
08 September 1828
Educator & War Hero

John C. BreckinridgeJohn C. Breckinridge
16 January 1821
Former Vice President of the United States
John Bell HoodJohn Bell Hood
01 June 1831
Confederate General

Anthony WayneAnthony Wayne
01 January 1745
 
Benjamin TallmadgeBenjamin Tallmadge
25 February 1754
Military Leader

Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
18 August 1917
Politician

Benjamin LincolnBenjamin Lincoln
24 January 1733
Officer

George PattonGeorge Patton
11 November 1885
Military Officer
Curtis LemayCurtis Lemay
15 November 1906
U. S. Air Force General During World War II
Stanley A McChrystalStanley A McChrystal
14 August 1954
Retired Armed Force Officer

Jim MattisJim Mattis
08 September 1950
United States Secretary of Defense

Rob RiggleRob Riggle
21 April 1970
Actor

Lindsey GrahamLindsey Graham
09 July 1955
Politician
Jocko WillinkJocko Willink
08 September 1971
Podcaster

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Sun Yat-senSun Yat-sen
12 November 1866
Politician, Physician, Philosopher

William H. McRavenWilliam H. McRaven
06 November 1955
Officer

Stanley A. McChrystalStanley A. McChrystal
14 August 1954
Military personnel

David PetraeusDavid Petraeus
07 November 1952
Officer
Chester W. NimitzChester W. Nimitz
24 February 1885
Military Leader

John J. PershingJohn J. Pershing
13 September 1860
Officer, Lawyer, Politician
John F. KellyJohn F. Kelly
11 May 1950
Military Leader

Eric GarcettiEric Garcetti
04 February 1971
Politician

Jimmy DoolittleJimmy Doolittle
14 December 1896
Aviator, Officer
Kyle CarpenterKyle Carpenter
17 October 1989
Military personnel

Dale DyeDale Dye
08 October 1944
Actor
Adam KinzingerAdam Kinzinger
27 February 1978
Politician

Theodore Roosevelt Jr.Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
13 September 1887
Military Leader

George B. McClellanGeorge B. McClellan
03 December 1826
Officer

Edwin MeeseEdwin Meese
02 December 1931
Lawyer

Paul TibbetsPaul Tibbets
23 February 1915
Officer, Aviator
Prescott BushPrescott Bush
15 May 1895
Politician

Joni ErnstJoni Ernst
01 July 1970
Politician

William WestmorelandWilliam Westmoreland
26 March 1914
Officer, Politician

Jeremiah DentonJeremiah Denton
15 July 1924
Politician
James LongstreetJames Longstreet
08 January 1821
Diplomat, Military personnel

Donald MalarkeyDonald Malarkey
31 July 1921
Sergeant
James ClapperJames Clapper
14 March 1941
Military officer

Francis MarionFrancis Marion
26 February 1732
Military officer

Yonatan NetanyahuYonatan Netanyahu
13 March 1946
Paratrooper, Officer
Alexander HaigAlexander Haig
02 December 1924
Diplomat, Politician, Military personnel,

Duncan D. HunterDuncan D. Hunter
07 December 1976
Politician
Winfield ScottWinfield Scott
13 June 1786
Officer

J. E. B. StuartJ. E. B. Stuart
06 February 1833
Politician, Officer

John WarnerJohn Warner
18 February 1927
Politician
Braxton BraggBraxton Bragg
22 March 1817
Officer, Military personnel

Jason EvermanJason Everman
16 August 1967
Musician
Philip SheridanPhilip Sheridan
06 March 1831
Officer, Politician

Nathanael GreeneNathanael Greene
07 August 1742
Major

Albert PikeAlbert Pike
29 December 1809
Judge, Lawyer, Diplomat, Journalist, Poet lawyer

P. G. T. BeauregardP. G. T. Beauregard
28 May 1818
Military personnel, Artilleryman, Inventor,
Richard MarcinkoRichard Marcinko
21 November 1940
Navy officer
Paul LambertPaul Lambert
01 August 1922
Actor

Bradford BishopBradford Bishop
01 August 1936
Diplomat, Fugitive

Joseph StilwellJoseph Stilwell
19 March 1883
Basketball coach, Military personnel

Ambrose BurnsideAmbrose Burnside
23 May 1824
Politician, Officer
William F. GarrisonWilliam F. Garrison
 

John EisenhowerJohn Eisenhower
03 August 1922
Diplomat, Military historian, Author, Writer,

George MeadeGeorge Meade
31 December 1815
Military personnel

Creighton AbramsCreighton Abrams
15 September 1914
Officer

Hyman G. RickoverHyman G. Rickover
27 January 1900
Officer, Submariner
Joseph E. JohnstonJoseph E. Johnston
03 February 1807
Politician, Military personnel

William B. TravisWilliam B. Travis
01 August 1809
Military personnel
Raymond A. SpruanceRaymond A. Spruance
03 July 1886
Officer, Diplomat

Joseph HookerJoseph Hooker
13 November 1814
Officer, Soldier

Oliver Hazard PerryOliver Hazard Perry
23 August 1785
Officer
George PickettGeorge Pickett
16 January 1825
Military personnel

Mark W. ClarkMark W. Clark
01 May 1896
Officer
Joseph BrantJoseph Brant
29 February 1743
Military leader

William AndersWilliam Anders
17 October 1933
Air force officer

Tommy FranksTommy Franks
17 June 1945
Soldier

Daniel MorganDaniel Morgan
06 July 1736
Politician
Maxwell D. TaylorMaxwell D. Taylor
26 August 1901
Diplomat, Military personnel

Daniel SicklesDaniel Sickles
20 October 1819
Politician, Officer, Lawyer, Diplomat
William D. LeahyWilliam D. Leahy
06 May 1875
Officer, Diplomat

Anthony McAuliffeAnthony McAuliffe
02 July 1898
Military Leader
Paula BroadwellPaula Broadwell
09 November 1972
journalist, biographer

John R. AllenJohn R. Allen
15 December 1953
Military officer
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
09 December 1909
Actor