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

Chester W. NimitzChester W. Nimitz
24 February 1885
Commander in Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet in

George Armstrong CusterGeorge Armstrong Custer
05 December 1839
Military Officer

Sitting BullSitting Bull
1831 AD
Stonewall JacksonStonewall Jackson
21 January 1824

Jimmy DoolittleJimmy Doolittle
14 December 1896
Military General
Nathan Bedford ForrestNathan Bedford Forrest
13 July 1821
Military commander

Herbert SobelHerbert Sobel
26 January 1912
U.S. Army Officer

John J. PershingJohn J. Pershing
13 September 1860
US Army Officer During WW I
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
George B. McClellanGeorge B. McClellan
03 December 1826

Robert Gould ShawRobert Gould Shaw
10 October 1837
Military Personnel
Carwood LiptonCarwood Lipton
30 January 1920
United States Army Officer

Friedrich Wilhelm von SteubenFriedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
17 September 1730
Military Officer

Matthew C. PerryMatthew C. Perry
10 April 1794
Naval Officer

Paul TibbetsPaul Tibbets
23 February 1915
Winfield ScottWinfield Scott
13 June 1786
Military Officer
James LongstreetJames Longstreet
08 January 1821

Alfred Thayer MahanAlfred Thayer Mahan
27 September 1840
Naval Officer

Joshua ChamberlainJoshua Chamberlain
08 September 1828
Educator & War Hero

J. E. B. StuartJ. E. B. Stuart
06 February 1833
Military Leader
John C. BreckinridgeJohn C. Breckinridge
16 January 1821
Former Vice President of the United States

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Nathanael GreeneNathanael Greene
07 August 1742
Military Commander

Philip SheridanPhilip Sheridan
06 March 1831
Military Leader

Albert PikeAlbert Pike
29 December 1809
Military Leader

Ambrose BurnsideAmbrose Burnside
23 May 1824
Military Leader
Anthony WayneAnthony Wayne
01 January 1745

John Bell HoodJohn Bell Hood
01 June 1831
Confederate General
Benjamin TallmadgeBenjamin Tallmadge
25 February 1754
Military Leader

Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
18 August 1917

Benjamin LincolnBenjamin Lincoln
24 January 1733
Henry Ossian FlipperHenry Ossian Flipper
21 March 1856
Military Leader

George PattonGeorge Patton
11 November 1885
Military Officer
P.G.T. BeauregardP.G.T. Beauregard
28 May 1818
Army General

William Barret TravisWilliam Barret Travis
01 August 1809
Military Leader

Curtis LemayCurtis Lemay
15 November 1906
U. S. Air Force General During World War II

William Childs WestmorelandWilliam Childs Westmoreland
26 March 1914
Military Leader

Stanley A McChrystalStanley A McChrystal
14 August 1954
Retired Armed Force Officer
Tulsi GabbardTulsi Gabbard
12 April 1981

Sean SpicerSean Spicer
23 September 1971

Jim MattisJim Mattis
08 September 1950
United States Secretary of Defense

Rob RiggleRob Riggle
21 April 1970
Dakota MeyerDakota Meyer
26 June 1988
United States Marine.

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

Kyle CarpenterKyle Carpenter
17 October 1989
Military personnel

William H. McRavenWilliam H. McRaven
06 November 1955
Richard WintersRichard Winters
21 January 1918
Army officer

David PetraeusDavid Petraeus
07 November 1952
Ron DeSantisRon DeSantis
14 September 1978

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

Alvin YorkAlvin York
13 December 1887
John F. KellyJohn F. Kelly
11 May 1950
Military Leader

Eric GarcettiEric Garcetti
04 February 1971
Dale DyeDale Dye
08 October 1944

Joseph DunfordJoseph Dunford
08 December 1955

Adam KinzingerAdam Kinzinger
27 February 1978

Theodore Roosevelt Jr.Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
13 September 1887
Military Leader
Edwin MeeseEdwin Meese
02 December 1931
Prescott BushPrescott Bush
15 May 1895

Joni ErnstJoni Ernst
01 July 1970

Tom CottonTom Cotton
13 May 1977

Francis MarionFrancis Marion
26 February 1732
Military officer
Jeremiah DentonJeremiah Denton
15 July 1924

Alexander HaigAlexander Haig
02 December 1924
Diplomat, Politician, Military personnel,

Donald MalarkeyDonald Malarkey
31 July 1921

Raymond A. SpruanceRaymond A. Spruance
03 July 1886
Officer, Diplomat

James ClapperJames Clapper
14 March 1941
Military officer
Duncan D. HunterDuncan D. Hunter
07 December 1976

Ralph NorthamRalph Northam
13 September 1959
John WarnerJohn Warner
18 February 1927

Jason EvermanJason Everman
16 August 1967

P. G. T. BeauregardP. G. T. Beauregard
28 May 1818
Military personnel, Artilleryman, Inventor,
William B. TravisWilliam B. Travis
01 August 1809
Military personnel

Richard MarcinkoRichard Marcinko
21 November 1940
Navy officer
Paul LambertPaul Lambert
01 August 1922

Yonatan NetanyahuYonatan Netanyahu
13 March 1946
Paratrooper, Officer

Braxton BraggBraxton Bragg
22 March 1817
Officer, Military personnel

John EisenhowerJohn Eisenhower
03 August 1922
Diplomat, Military historian, Author, Writer,
Creighton AbramsCreighton Abrams
15 September 1914

William F. GarrisonWilliam F. Garrison
27 June 1944
George MeadeGeorge Meade
31 December 1815
Military personnel

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

William D. LeahyWilliam D. Leahy
06 May 1875
Officer, Diplomat
Joseph HookerJoseph Hooker
13 November 1814
Officer, Soldier