it can not stop bullets so why wear it?
That's why the US military had the "Articles of War" prior to 1951, and have the "Uniform Code of Military Justice" (UCMJ) today; to use when needed.
when the United States "annexed" northern Mexico ie California,Texas,New Mexico,Arizona, Colorado,Nevada,wyoming,Utah. There are still many Mexican descended Military personnel serving in the US military today.
Fort Scott, Kansas is a National Historic Site. It is no longer an active military fort.
We don't know today.
During WW2, as with today, the patrolman's status is filled by 'military police' personnel
Because the forces are supported by the various armed services, the exact number can vary widely. However, one estimate is that in 2011 the US had between 28,000 and 30,000 military personnel stationed in South Korea.
National Guard personnel providing support to the Governor of their State and are not part of Federal military response are classified as
138 000 military personnel are engaged in NATO missions around the world. These forces are currently operating in Afghanistan, Kosovo, the Mediterranean, off the Horn of Africa and in Somalia.
There are fewer people in the Air Force today than 3 years ago, but that is not due to the war. Congress has refused to increase the budget of the Air force, so personnel cuts were made to fund new weapons systems.
Applicable to the US Army only; and ONLY during the Vietnam War (its different today): The official "combat arms" of the US Army were: Infantry, Armor, and Artillery, and in that order (although some will argue about the order of Artillery & Armor). All other branches (Military Police, Engineers, Aviation, Medical Corps, Transportation, Ordnance Corps, etc.) were supporting branches.
The military is made of all volunteers.
The military is under appreciated. The military is made of all volunteers. The military is underpaid.
The 21st century requires Rapid Deployment capabilities. Tanks are heavy, take up alot of room aboard air transports. Quick reacting armor is what the military is moving towards today.
official personnel management
Force strengths are typically classified.
Today one can simply wear an armor and call himself a knight, back in medieval you had to be a noble.
Diamond, although being extremely hard is also brittle so therefore is not used in armor. Most modern armor used today is a composite of several metals and materials and their exact composition is a closely guarded secret.
The origin of the phrase "chink in the armor" goes back to the Middle Ages when suits of armor were worn. Enemies would look for small holes in the armor that they could use to penetrate it. Today, the expression is used to mean a small character flaw that might cause problems for the person.
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No it's still of use to us today
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As a great military stratagist.
Formerly half mast (Navy) and half staff (Army) were to honor deceased VIPs (Very Important People-US Military & Government Personnel). Today, that tradition has been expanded to many (civilian) people and many events.
A stratocracy is a form of government headed by military chiefs, but is not the same as a military dictatorship. A stratocracy is a form of government where the state and military are the same thing. Today, Myanmar would be known as a stratocracy.