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.
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

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

Davy CrockettDavy Crockett
17 August 1786
 

Pat TillmanPat Tillman
06 November 1976
American Football Player

William Tecumseh ShermanWilliam Tecumseh Sherman
08 February 1820
General in the Union Army During the American
Buffalo BillBuffalo Bill
26 February 1846
Hunter

Crazy HorseCrazy Horse
 
Military Leader, Folk Hero

Sam HoustonSam Houston
02 March 1793
Former Governor of Texas

Grace HopperGrace Hopper
09 December 1906
Computer Scientist
Carlos HathcockCarlos Hathcock
20 May 1942
Military Personnel

George MarshallGeorge Marshall
31 December 1880
Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army
Tammy DuckworthTammy Duckworth
12 March 1968
U.S. Representative

Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
26 March 1916
Actor

Newton KnightNewton Knight
10 November 1829
Military Leader
Nathan HaleNathan Hale
06 June 1755
American Martyr

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

Lynndie EnglandLynndie England
08 November 1982
Soldier

Kate NorleyKate Norley
25 May 1978
John Oliver’s Wife
John PippyJohn Pippy
12 December 1970
American Politician

Shaun SoShaun So
1980 AD
Anna Chlumsky's Husband
John Walker LindhJohn Walker Lindh
09 February 1981
Criminal

Gene KranzGene Kranz
17 August 1933
Officer, Engineer

Frank SheeranFrank Sheeran
25 October 1920
Trade unionist

Marcus LuttrellMarcus Luttrell
07 November 1975
Soldier
Michael P. MurphyMichael P. Murphy
07 May 1976
Officer
John ListJohn List
17 September 1925
Criminal

John BasiloneJohn Basilone
04 November 1916
Boxer

William CalleyWilliam Calley
08 June 1943
Military personnel

Bowe BergdahlBowe Bergdahl
28 March 1986
Soldier
Eric RudolphEric Rudolph
19 September 1966
Criminal

Sonny BargerSonny Barger
08 October 1938
Writer

Paul TibbetsPaul Tibbets
23 February 1915
Officer, Aviator

Hal MooreHal Moore
13 February 1922
Writer

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Robert Gould ShawRobert Gould Shaw
10 October 1837
Military personnel
John Allen MuhammadJohn Allen Muhammad
31 December 1960
Spree killer, Serial killer

James StockdaleJames Stockdale
23 December 1923
Officer, Aviator, Politician
Billy MitchellBilly Mitchell
29 December 1879
Officer

Jessica LynchJessica Lynch
26 April 1983
Soldier

Randy WeaverRandy Weaver
03 January 1948
Soldier
Eugene SledgeEugene Sledge
04 November 1923
Biologist, Soldier, Academic, University teacher,

Jeffrey R. MacDonaldJeffrey R. MacDonald
12 October 1943
Military physician, Soldier
Roy BenavidezRoy Benavidez
05 August 1935
Soldier

Friedrich Wilhelm von SteubenFriedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
17 September 1730
Officer

William BoninWilliam Bonin
08 January 1947
Criminal

Lynn ComptonLynn Compton
31 December 1921
Lawyer, Police officer, Judge

Matthew C. PerryMatthew C. Perry
10 April 1794
Officer
Bai LingBai Ling
10 October 1966
Actor, Soldier, Television actor, Model

Carl BrashearCarl Brashear
19 January 1931
Sailor

Ira HayesIra Hayes
12 January 1923
Paratrooper

Charlie RichCharlie Rich
14 December 1932
Singer, Musician, Pianist, Soldier,
Eddie RickenbackerEddie Rickenbacker
08 October 1890
Aviator, Racecar driver, Military personnel

Randy ShughartRandy Shughart
13 August 1958
Military personnel, Aviator, Soldier
Eddie SlovikEddie Slovik
18 February 1920
Military personnel, Soldier

David FarragutDavid Farragut
05 July 1801
Officer

Doris MillerDoris Miller
12 October 1919
Cook
Alferd PackerAlferd Packer
21 January 1842
Criminal, Serial killer

Michael A. MonsoorMichael A. Monsoor
05 April 1981
Military personnel
Abner DoubledayAbner Doubleday
26 June 1819
Officer

Robin OldsRobin Olds
14 July 1922
Officer

Albert PikeAlbert Pike
29 December 1809
Judge, Lawyer, Diplomat, Journalist, Poet lawyer
Ernesto MirandaErnesto Miranda
09 March 1941
Soldier

James MattisJames Mattis
08 September 1950
Officer, Military commander
Henry H. ArnoldHenry H. Arnold
25 June 1886
Military personnel, Aviator

Joseph HookerJoseph Hooker
13 November 1814
Officer, Soldier

Winfield Scott HancockWinfield Scott Hancock
14 February 1824
Officer

Stephen FlemmiStephen Flemmi
09 June 1935
Serial killer
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.
13 September 1887
 
Henry KnoxHenry Knox
25 July 1750
officer

George DeweyGeorge Dewey
26 December 1837
Officer, Writer

Daniel DalyDaniel Daly
11 November 1873
Military personnel

Joseph KittingerJoseph Kittinger
27 July 1928
Officer, Aviator, Balloonist
Frank BucklesFrank Buckles
01 February 1901
Military personnel

Elliott RooseveltElliott Roosevelt
23 September 1910
Politician, Military personnel

Leslie GrovesLeslie Groves
17 August 1896
Engineer

Tommy FranksTommy Franks
17 June 1945
Soldier

George Rogers ClarkGeorge Rogers Clark
19 November 1752
Military personnel
Gail HalvorsenGail Halvorsen
10 October 1920
Officer, Aviator

Robert BalesRobert Bales
30 June 1973
Stockbroker
Elmo ZumwaltElmo Zumwalt
29 November 1920
Officer

Tibor RubinTibor Rubin
18 June 1929
Military personnel

Stephen DecaturStephen Decatur
05 January 1779
Officer
Michael MullenMichael Mullen
04 October 1946
Officer

Raymond T. OdiernoRaymond T. Odierno
08 September 1954
Military personnel
Ed FreemanEd Freeman
20 November 1927
Helicopter pilot, Military personnel

George Washington WilliamsGeorge Washington Williams
16 October 1849
Soldier, Historian, Diplomat, Writer, Minister,

Jacklyn H. LucasJacklyn H. Lucas
14 February 1928
 

Owen J. BaggettOwen J. Baggett
29 August 1920
Officer
Frederick Russell BurnhamFrederick Russell Burnham
11 May 1861
Explorer, Writer

Gary ZukavGary Zukav
17 October 1942
Soldier, Non-fiction writer
Bud AndersonBud Anderson
13 January 1922
Officer

Hugh Thompson, Jr.Hugh Thompson, Jr.
15 April 1943
 

Lloyd AustinLloyd Austin
08 August 1953
Military personnel

John Jacob Astor IIIJohn Jacob Astor III
10 June 1822
Financier
Nidal Malik HasanNidal Malik Hasan
08 September 1970
Psychiatrist, Soldier