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  1. The United States Army is a military organization whose primary mission is to "provide necessary forces and capabilities ... in support of the National Security and Defense Strategies." It is the largest and oldest established branch of the armed for

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  2. Like all armies, it has the primary responsibility for land-based military operations

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  3. The modern Army has its roots in the Continental Army which was formed on June 14, 1775, before the establishment of the United States, to meet the demands of the American Revolutionary War. Congress created the United States Army on June 14, 1784 af

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  4. The Army considers itself to be descended from the Continental Army, and thus dates its inception from the origins of that force

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  5. Control and operation of the Army is administered by the Department of the Army, one of the three service departments of the Department of Defense

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