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1 „America in my eyes”

2 The United States Army (USA) is the main branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for land-based military operations. It is the largest and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S. uniformed services. The modern army has its roots in the Continental Army which was formed on 14 June 1775, to meet the demands of the American Revolutionary War before the establishment of the United States. What is a U.S Army?

3 U.S Army in numbers.

4 Structure The United States Army is made up of three components: the active component, the Regular Army; and two reserve components, the Army National Guard and the Army Reserve. Both reserve components are primarily composed of part-time soldiers who train once a month, known as battle assemblies or unit training assemblies (UTAs), and conduct two to three weeks of annual training each year.

5 Regular combat maneuver organizations The U.S. Army currently consists of 10 active divisions as well as several independent units.

6 1st Armored Division

7 1st Infantry Division

8 2nd Infantry Division

9 3rd Infantry Division

10 4th Infantry Division

11 10th Mountain Division

12 25th Infantry Division

13 82nd Airborne Division

14 101st Airborne Division

15 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team

16 2nd Cavalry Regiment

17 3rd Cavalry Regiment

18 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

19 United States Navy SEALs The United States Navy's Sea, Air, Land Teams, commonly known as the Navy SEALs, are the U.S. Navy's principal special operations force and a part of the Naval Special Warfare Command and United States Special Operations Command. "SEAL" is always capitalized in reference to members of the Naval Special Warfare community. The acronym is derived from their capacity to operate at sea, in the air, and on land. Due to their reputation as one of the world's premier special operations forces, SEAL operators routinely serve in allied SOF's including the British Special Air Service, Special Boat Serviceand Polish GROM

20 InsigniaTeamNotes SEAL Team 1 SEAL Team 2SEAL Team 2 is the only SEAL Team that has full-fledged arctic warfare capabilities SEAL Team 3 SEAL Team 4 SEAL Team 5 Naval Special Warfare Development Group SEAL Team 6 was dissolved in 1987. The Navy then established the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, also known as DEVGRU. While DEVGRU is administratively supported by Naval Special Warfare Command, they are operationally under the command of the Joint Special Operations Command About SEAL Teams six we can read in Richard Marcinko book “ Rogue Warrior” SEAL Team 7 SEAL Team 8 SEAL Team 10 SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team One

21 Selection and training Hell week - The first two weeks of basic conditioning prepare candidates for the third week, also known as "Hell Week." During Hell Week, candidates participate in five and a half days of continuous training, each candidate sleeps at most four hours during the entire week and runs more than 200 miles and does physical training for more than 20 hours per day. SEAL training is extremely rigorous, having a reputation as some of the toughest in the world. The drop out rate for SEAL training is sometimes over 90 percent. Navy SEAL training pipeline: 8-week Naval Special Warfare Prep School 24-week Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/s) Training ( Orientation 3 weeks, Phase 1: Physical Conditioning 7 weeks, Phase 2: Combat Diving 7 weeks, Phase 3: Land Warfare 7 weeks) 3-week Parachute Jump School 26-week SEAL Qualification Training (SQT)

22 SEAL TEAM SIX Operation Neptune Spear On 1–2 May 2011 DEVGRU's Red Squadron undertook the covert operation codenamed Operation Neptune Spear, under the CIA's authority, and killed Osama bin Laden, leader of the terrorist organization Al Qaeda, at his compound in the city of Abbottabad, 113 kilometers from Islamabad, the Federal capital of Pakistan. The attack itself lasted 38 minutes. Bin Laden's adult son, a woman, and two couriers were also killed There were no casualties to the team. The United States Naval Special Warfare Development Group (NSWDG), or DEVGRU, is a U.S. Navy component of Joint Special Operations Command. It is often referred to as SEAL Team Six, the name of its predecessor which was officially disbanded in 1987.

23 JSOC The Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) is a component command of the United States Special Operations Command(USSOCOM) and is charged to study special operations requirements and techniques to ensure interoperability and equipment standardization, plan and conduct special operations exercises and training, develop joint special operations tactics and execute special operations missions worldwide. The JSOC is the "joint headquarters designed to study special operations requirements and techniques; ensure interoperability and equipment standardization; plan and conduct joint special operations exercises and training; and develop joint special operations tactics." ] For this task, the Joint Communications Unit (JCU) is tasked to ensure compatibility of communications systems and standard operating procedures of the different special operations units.

24 We have chosen this topic,because in our eyes America is famous for army (the best in the world). And it's very interesting, but forgotten topic. Tomas Oliwia, Wagner Kacper Gimnazjum Publiczne nr 1 Złotów

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