ⓘ Category:United States military-related lists

Awards and decorations of the United States Armed Forces

The United States Armed Forces awards and decorations are primarily the medals, service ribbons, and specific badges which recognize military service and personal accomplishments while a member of the U.S. Armed Forces. Such awards are a means to outwardly display the highlights of a service members career.

List of United States military bases in Illinois

List of United States military bases in Harrisburg Illinois is a listing of current and former United States military bases located in the US State of Illinois.

List of battles of the Mexican–American War

The battles of the Mexican–American War include all major engagements and most reported skirmishes, including Thorntons Defeat, the Battle of Palo Alto, and the Battle of Resaca de la Palma, which took place prior to the official start of hostilities.

List of U.S. chemical weapons topics

The United States chemical weapons program began in 1917 during World War I with the creation of the U.S. Armys Gas Service Section and ended 73 years later in 1990 with the countrys practical adoption of the Chemical Weapons Convention. Destruction of stockpiled chemical weapons began in 1985 and is still ongoing. The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, continues to operate for purely defensive research and education purposes.

List of United States Volunteer Civil War units

While the vast majority of number of volunteer units during the American Civil War were enlisted by the states, a small number were enlisted directly by the Federal government. These units included regiments like Hiram Berdans U.S. Sharpshooters and "Galvanized Yankees" recruited from Confederate prisoners of war recruited to fight Indians on the frontier rather than remain in prison camps.

List of United States Coast Guard four-star admirals

This is a complete list of four-star admirals in the United States Coast Guard. The rank of admiral is the highest rank in the U.S. Coast Guard. It ranks above vice admiral and below Fleet Admiral. There have been 21 four-star admirals in the history of the U.S. Coast Guard. Of these, 20 achieved that rank while on active duty and one was promoted upon retirement in recognition of combat citations. All were commissioned via the United States Coast Guard Academy or its predecessor, the School of Instruction of the United States Revenue Cutter Service. Prior to the Vice Commandant of the U.S ...

List of combat losses of United States military aircraft since the Vietnam War

This is a list of notable fixed-wing military air combat losses since the end of the Vietnam War grouped by the year that the loss occurred. This list is intended for military aircraft lost due to enemy action during combat. For military aircraft lost due to accidental causes, refer to the list of notable incidents and accidents involving military aircraft. For civil aircraft losses, refer to List of accidents and incidents involving commercial aircraft.

List of military electronics of the United States

This page lists types of American military electronic instruments along with brief descriptions of them. Electronic items of this sort are assigned designations according to the Joint Electronics Type Designation System, beginning with the AN/ prefix. They are grouped below by the first designation letter following this prefix.

Flags of the United States Armed Forces

The several branches of the United States Armed Forces are represented by flags, with the exception of the U.S. Space Force which has yet to adopt any. Within the U.S. military, various flags fly on various occasions, and on various ships, bases, camps, and military academies. In general, the order of precedence from viewers left to right when displaying flags together in a military context is to display the U.S. national flag also known as the "colors" or "national colors", followed by the flags of the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Coast Guard. However, ...

List of active duty United States four-star officers

"List of United States four-star officers" redirects here. For a complete historical list of U.S. four-star officers by service, see Army generals, Marine Corps generals, Navy admirals, Air Force generals, Space Force generals, Coast Guard admirals, or Public Health Service admirals. There are currently 42 active-duty four-star officers in the uniformed services of the United States: 14 in the Army, 3 in the Marine Corps, 9 in the Navy, 12 in the Air Force, 1 in the Space Force, 2 in the Coast Guard, and 1 in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. Of the eight federal uniformed serv ...