When you hear the slogan ‘Army Strong’, you simply know its USA army that one’s talking about. The country with the largest pool of military personnel, United States of America has the world’s second largest army, after People’s Liberation Army of China. America has the world’s largest military budget; it expends more than $554 billion annually to fund its military forces. While the US army comprises of the army, Marine Corps, navy, air force and coast guard, it is the American soldiers that we are talking about. America has the largest manpower in the world; until 2012 a total of 40 million people having served the US armed forces. That’s an eye-opening number, isn’t it? America soldiers are known for their bravery, valour, gallantry and heroism. With a fiery patriotism and a deep sense of nationalism, the soldiers have valiantly guarded the country in numerous wars, invasions and conflicts. American soldiers undergo extensive training – they are trained to combat situations, use arms and ammunitions, develop analysing skills and finally cultivate leadership qualities. Such is the spirit of nationalism in America soldiers that they, at all hours, are ready to sacrifice their life for the welfare of the country. Explore this section and find out about the life of famous American soldiers.
Tammy DuckworthTammy Duckworth
12 March 1968
U.S. Representative
Chris KyleChris Kyle
08 April 1974
US Navy SEAL Veteran

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

Audie MurphyAudie Murphy
20 June 1925

Desmond DossDesmond Doss
07 February 1919
U. S. Army Corporal

William Tecumseh ShermanWilliam Tecumseh Sherman
08 February 1820
General in the Union Army During the American
Davy CrockettDavy Crockett
17 August 1786

Crazy HorseCrazy Horse
Military Leader, Folk Hero

Pat TillmanPat Tillman
06 November 1976
American Football Player
Buffalo BillBuffalo Bill
26 February 1846

Sam HoustonSam Houston
02 March 1793
Former Governor of Texas
Grace HopperGrace Hopper
09 December 1906
Computer Scientist

John J. PershingJohn J. Pershing
13 September 1860
US Army Officer During WW I

Carlos HathcockCarlos Hathcock
20 May 1942
Military Personnel

Alvin YorkAlvin York
13 December 1887

George MarshallGeorge Marshall
31 December 1880
Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army
Doris MillerDoris Miller
12 October 1919
Navy Man

Dakota MeyerDakota Meyer
26 June 1988
United States Marine

Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
26 March 1916

Joshua ChamberlainJoshua Chamberlain
08 September 1828
Educator & War Hero
Kit CarsonKit Carson
24 December 1809
Explorer & Soldier

Nathan HaleNathan Hale
06 June 1755
American Martyr
William JoyceWilliam Joyce
24 April 1906

Lynndie EnglandLynndie England
08 November 1982

William GuarnereWilliam Guarnere
28 April 1923
Newton KnightNewton Knight
10 November 1829
Military Leader

Jake McLaughlinJake McLaughlin
07 October 1982
Daniel SicklesDaniel Sickles
20 October 1819
Former New York State Senator

Henry Ossian FlipperHenry Ossian Flipper
21 March 1856
Military Leader

Shaun SoShaun So
1980 AD
Anna Chlumsky's Husband
Kate NorleyKate Norley
25 May 1978
John Oliver’s Wife

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John PippyJohn Pippy
12 December 1970
American Politician
John ListJohn List
17 September 1925

Eric RudolphEric Rudolph
19 September 1966

Jeffrey R. MacDonaldJeffrey R. MacDonald
12 October 1943
Military physician, Soldier

Frank SheeranFrank Sheeran
25 October 1920
Trade unionist
Donald Henry RumsfeldDonald Rumsfeld
09 July 1932
Jason RobardsJason Robards
26 July 1922

Marcus LuttrellMarcus Luttrell
07 November 1975

Tyrone PowerTyrone Power
05 May 1914

Sonny BargerSonny Barger
08 October 1938
Stanley A. McChrystalStanley A. McChrystal
14 August 1954
Armed Force Officer

Michael P. MurphyMichael P. Murphy
07 May 1976

Tony LipTony Lip
30 July 1930

John BasiloneJohn Basilone
04 November 1916

Jessica LynchJessica Lynch
26 April 1983
Bowe BergdahlBowe Bergdahl
28 March 1986

Randy WeaverRandy Weaver
03 January 1948
Bob GuntonBob Gunton
15 November 1945

Richard E. ByrdRichard E. Byrd
25 October 1888
Naval officer

Fess ParkerFess Parker
16 August 1924
Hal MooreHal Moore
13 February 1922

Chuck HagelChuck Hagel
04 October 1946
James StockdaleJames Stockdale
23 December 1923
Officer, Aviator, Politician

Roy BenavidezRoy Benavidez
05 August 1935

William BoninWilliam Bonin
08 January 1947

John GavinJohn Gavin
08 April 1931

Eugene SledgeEugene Sledge
04 November 1923
Biologist, Soldier, Academic, University teacher,
Stanley MatthewsStanley Matthews
21 July 1824

Christine JorgensenChristine Jorgensen
30 May 1926

William CalleyWilliam Calley
08 June 1943
Military personnel

John C. FrémontJohn C. Frémont
21 January 1813
Former Governor of California
Bai LingBai Ling
10 October 1966
Actor, Soldier, Television actor, Model

Michael A. MonsoorMichael A. Monsoor
05 April 1981
Military personnel
George GaynesGeorge Gaynes
03 May 1917

Gene KranzGene Kranz
17 August 1933
Officer, Engineer

Horatio GatesHoratio Gates
26 July 1727
Army General
Bruce GloverBruce Glover
02 May 1932

John Conyers, Jr.John Conyers
16 May 1929
Lynn ComptonLynn Compton
31 December 1921
Lawyer, Police officer, Judge

Paul LambertPaul Lambert
01 August 1922

H. R. HaldemanH. R. Haldeman
27 October 1926
Government Official
Don NelsonDon Nelson
20 January 1927

Calvin GrahamCalvin Graham
03 April 1930
Eddie SlovikEddie Slovik
18 February 1920
Military personnel, Soldier

William J. DonovanWilliam J. Donovan
01 January 1883
Military Leader

Jason EvermanJason Everman
16 October 1967

Robin OldsRobin Olds
14 July 1922
Randy ShughartRandy Shughart
13 August 1958
Military personnel, Aviator, Soldier
Winfield Scott HancockWinfield Scott Hancock
14 February 1824

George HalasGeorge Halas
02 February 1895
American football player

Robert BalesRobert Bales
30 June 1973

Stephen FlemmiStephen Flemmi
09 June 1935
Serial killer
Jon CorzineJon Corzine
01 January 1947

John Walker LindhJohn Walker Lindh
09 February 1981

Armistead MaupinArmistead Maupin
13 May 1944

James WilkinsonJames Wilkinson
24 March 1757

Alferd PackerAlferd Packer
21 January 1842
Criminal, Serial killer
Gary HerbertGary Herbert
07 May 1947

Ed FreemanEd Freeman
20 November 1927
Helicopter pilot, Military personnel
Charles SweeneyCharles Sweeney
27 December 1919

James MattisJames Mattis
08 September 1950
Officer, Military commander
George Rogers ClarkGeorge Rogers Clark
19 November 1752
Military personnel
Barney MartinBarney Martin
03 March 1923