Brigadier General Benjamin Oliver Davis, Sr. Entered the officer ranks in 1898 during the war with Spain. In November 1944 he became Special Assistant to the Commanding General, Communications Zone, European Theater of Operations, stationed in Paris, France, and in November 1945 was granted a period of detached service for the purposes of recuperation and rehabilitation. In January 1946 he again became Assistant, The Inspector General, Washington, D.C. He retired on 14 July 1948, after having served fifty years. General Davis died on November 26, 1970. His remains are interred in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. His son, Lieutenant General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr., (U.S. Air Force, Retired), is the fourth African American graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and the nation's second African American general officer. You did say Staff Officer (also called Flag Officer)in your question, but here's some more info: First Black Officer promoted in the field was Stephen Swails of Cooperstown, Mass in 1864. First Black Officer to graduate from West Point Academy was Henry Flipper in 1877.
Private First Class
The DEFCON ( the Defense Readiness Condition) was first implemented by the United States Armed Forces on October 2, 1959. It is an alert posture used the the Armed Forces of the United States. DEFCON has five graduated levels of readiness for the US military.
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The President has always been the Commander in Chief of the US Armed Forces under the US Constitution, so it would be George Washington.
In the United States Army (USA) SFC is the abbreviation for Sergeant First Class. It is a senior non-commissioned officer rank and equal to pay-grade E-7 across the American armed forces.
The first Commander of the entire Armed Forces would be the first President. George Washington.
when people decided to honer people who served in the armed forces and after WWI
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A veteran is considered anyone that has served in the armed forces. Anyone that came back from Korea would have been a Veteran of the Korean War. Once one has received a discharge from the armed forces, they are a veteran.
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The proper noun for the noun soldier is the name of the soldier or a member of a specific armed forces, such as US Army Major; Private First Class, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force; or Canadian Army Chief Warrant Officer.
The British Armed Forces has 13 levels of military orders and declorations, ranging from level 1 to level 4 and first class through fifth class. There are currently 28 active medals in those categories.
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First, you need to define "militia". The Militia is the body of adult citizens that are NOT part of the Armed Forces (National Guard is part of the Armed Forces). Please note that when the 2nd Amendment was written, there WAS no National Guard.
There is no "rank" with a president except he is commander and chief of the armed forces. Since Washington was the first president he had few forces to command right after the war.
1st it was called the U.S. air force and second in world war 1.
Lance Corporal is a military rank, used by many armed forces worldwide, and also by some police forces and other uniformed organizations. It is below the rank of Corporal, and is typically the lowest Non-commissioned officer. Now, that is the difition but the lance corporals that I have seen were in the Marines. The Army has the Private first class insted. They both have the paygrade E3.
During wars, any mail sent by the armed forces is first censured of any information useful to the enemy. Even a casual mention of a forth coming battle is to be avoided - "wall have ears!" was a familiar warning used during the first and second world wars. As to how? there was usually a censorship dept that handled mail - as part of the forces post office. In the field, an officer would be assigned to the task.