Ranks & Insignia

From Private to General, see the ranks and insignia Soldiers, Warrant Officers and Officers wear on their uniforms.

Active Duty or Army Reserve?

Get to know the differences and similarities between serving on Active Duty and in the Army Reserve.

Enlisted Soldier Or Officer?

Learn how these two types of Soldiers are different, yet work together to create the world's strongest fighting force.

About the Army
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The Army that was founded in 1775 won independence from the British Empire. Learn more about where the Army has been, and where it stands today.

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Structure and Organization

There are a few basic Army terms you should know, including the difference between active duty and the Army Reserve, and the difference between enlisted Soldiers and Officers.

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