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
 

Doris MillerDoris Miller
12 October 1919
Navy Man

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

Sam HoustonSam Houston
02 March 1793
Former Governor of Texas

Tammy DuckworthTammy Duckworth
12 March 1968
U.S. Representative
Carlos HathcockCarlos Hathcock
20 May 1942
Military Personnel

Grace HopperGrace Hopper
09 December 1906
Computer Scientist
Buffalo BillBuffalo Bill
26 February 1846
Hunter

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

Crazy HorseCrazy Horse
 
Military Leader, Folk Hero

Kit CarsonKit Carson
24 December 1809
Explorer & Soldier

George MarshallGeorge Marshall
31 December 1880
Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army
Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
26 March 1916
Actor

Newton KnightNewton Knight
10 November 1829
Military Leader

Nathan HaleNathan Hale
06 June 1755
American Martyr

Lynndie EnglandLynndie England
08 November 1982
Soldier
William JoyceWilliam Joyce
24 April 1906
Politician

Joshua ChamberlainJoshua Chamberlain
08 September 1828
Educator & War Hero
Jake McLaughlinJake McLaughlin
07 October 1982
Actor

Henry Ossian FlipperHenry Ossian Flipper
21 March 1856
Military Leader

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

John PippyJohn Pippy
12 December 1970
American Politician
Frank SheeranFrank Sheeran
25 October 1920
Trade unionist

Eric RudolphEric Rudolph
19 September 1966
Criminal

George Smith Patton, Jr.George S. Patton
11 November 1885
General
Tony LipTony Lip
30 July 1930
Actor

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John Allen MuhammadJohn Allen Muhammad
31 December 1960
Serial killer
Marcus LuttrellMarcus Luttrell
07 November 1975
Soldier

Randy WeaverRandy Weaver
03 January 1948
Soldier

Tyrone PowerTyrone Power
05 May 1914
Actor

John BasiloneJohn Basilone
04 November 1916
Boxer
John ListJohn List
17 September 1925
Criminal
Alvin YorkAlvin York
13 December 1887
Soldier

Sonny BargerSonny Barger
08 October 1938
Writer

Michael P. MurphyMichael P. Murphy
07 May 1976
Officer

Bowe BergdahlBowe Bergdahl
28 March 1986
Soldier
George HalasGeorge Halas
02 February 1895
American football player

John C. FrémontJohn C. Frémont
21 January 1813
Former Governor of California

Hal MooreHal Moore
13 February 1922
Writer

William CalleyWilliam Calley
08 June 1943
Military personnel

Jeffrey R. MacDonaldJeffrey R. MacDonald
12 October 1943
Military physician, Soldier
Carl BrashearCarl Brashear
19 January 1931
Sailor

Fess ParkerFess Parker
16 August 1924
Actor
Bai LingBai Ling
10 October 1966
Actor, Soldier, Television actor, Model

William BoninWilliam Bonin
08 January 1947
Criminal

Bob GuntonBob Gunton
15 November 1945
Actor
George GaynesGeorge Gaynes
03 May 1917
Actor

Eugene SledgeEugene Sledge
04 November 1923
Biologist, Soldier, Academic, University teacher,
Eddie SlovikEddie Slovik
18 February 1920
Military personnel, Soldier

Irwin WinklerIrwin Winkler
25 May 1931
Film producer

Jessica LynchJessica Lynch
26 April 1983
Soldier

Billy MitchellBilly Mitchell
29 December 1879
Officer

Charlie RichCharlie Rich
14 December 1932
Singer, Musician, Pianist, Soldier,
William GuarnereWilliam Guarnere
28 April 1923
Soldier

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

Roy BenavidezRoy Benavidez
05 August 1935
Soldier

Gene KranzGene Kranz
17 August 1933
Officer, Engineer
John GavinJohn Gavin
08 April 1931
Actor

Don NelsonDon Nelson
20 January 1927
Screenwriter
James StockdaleJames Stockdale
23 December 1923
Officer, Aviator, Politician

Michael A. MonsoorMichael A. Monsoor
05 April 1981
Military personnel

Horatio GatesHoratio Gates
26 July 1727
Army General
Jason EvermanJason Everman
16 August 1967
Musician

Chuck HagelChuck Hagel
04 October 1946
Politician
David FarragutDavid Farragut
05 July 1801
Officer

Paul LambertPaul Lambert
01 August 1922
Actor

John Walker LindhJohn Walker Lindh
09 February 1981
Criminal
Randy ShughartRandy Shughart
13 August 1958
Military personnel, Aviator, Soldier

Owen J. BaggettOwen J. Baggett
29 August 1920
Officer
Henry H. ArnoldHenry H. Arnold
25 June 1886
Military personnel, Aviator

Ernesto MirandaErnesto Miranda
09 March 1941
Soldier

Bruce GloverBruce Glover
02 May 1932
Actor

Jon CorzineJon Corzine
01 January 1947
Politician
James MattisJames Mattis
08 September 1950
Officer, Military commander
Robin OldsRobin Olds
14 July 1922
Officer

Stephen DecaturStephen Decatur
05 January 1779
Officer

Deborah SampsonDeborah Sampson
17 December 1760
Military woman

Joseph HookerJoseph Hooker
13 November 1814
Officer, Soldier
Frank BucklesFrank Buckles
01 February 1901
Military personnel

Gary HerbertGary Herbert
07 May 1947
Politician

Winfield Scott HancockWinfield Scott Hancock
14 February 1824
Officer

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

Alferd PackerAlferd Packer
21 January 1842
Criminal, Serial killer
Henry KnoxHenry Knox
25 July 1750
officer

Ed FreemanEd Freeman
20 November 1927
Helicopter pilot, Military personnel
Harold RussellHarold Russell
14 January 1914
Actor

Calvin GrahamCalvin Graham
03 April 1930
Serviceman
Jacklyn H. LucasJacklyn H. Lucas
14 February 1928
 
Tommy FranksTommy Franks
17 June 1945
Soldier