مرکزی مینیو کھولیں

امریکی مسلح افواج (انگریزی: united states armed forces) دنیا کی دوسری بڑی اور اسلحہ کے لحاظ سے سب سے طاقتور فوج سمجھی جاتی ہے۔ 1776ء میں ریاستہائے متحدہ امریکا کی آزادی کے بعد ہی اس کی تشکیل عمل میں آئی تھی۔

امریکی مسلح افواج
United States Joint Service Color Guard on parade at Fort Myer
United States Joint Service Color Guard on parade at Fort Myer, Virginia.
خدماتی شاخیں

United States Army seal U.S. Army
United States Marine Corps seal U.S. Marine Corps
United States Navy Seal U.S. Navy
United States Air Force seal U.S. Air Force

United States Coast Guard seal U.S. Coast Guard
صدر دفتر پینٹا گون, آرلنگٹن، ورجینیا
قیادت
Commander-in-Chief President بارک اوبامہ
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey
افرادی قوت
عسکری مدت 17–62 years old[1]
دستیاب برائے
فوجی خدمت
73,270,043 males, age 18–49 (2010 est.),
71,941,969 females, age 18–49 (2010 est.)
Fit for
military service
60,620,143 males, age 18–49 (2010 est.),
59,401,941 females, age 18–49 (2010 est.)
Reaching military
age annually
2,161,727 males (2010 est.),
2,055,685 females (2010 est.)
Active personnel 1,456,862[2] (ranked 2nd)
Reserve personnel 1,458,500[3] (ranked 7th)
Expenditures
بجٹ $549.4 billion (FY11)[4]
(1st by total expenditure, 11th as percent of GDP)
Percent of GDP 4.9% (2011 est.)
متعلقہ مضامین
تاریخ امریکی جنگ انقلاب
Early national period
Continental expansion
American Civil War (1861–1865)
Post-Civil War era
World War I (1917–1918)
World War II (1941–1945)
سرد جنگ (1945–1991)
Korean War (1950–1953)
Vietnam War (1959–1975)
Gulf War (1991)
Kosovo War (1999)
War on Terrorism (2001–present)
War in Afghanistan (2001–present)
Iraq War (2003–2011)
Other
درجے

Army officer
Army warrant officer
Army enlisted
Marine Corps officer
Marine Corps warrant officer
Marine Corps enlisted
Navy officer
Navy warrant officer
Navy enlisted
Air Force officer
Air Force enlisted
Coast Guard officer
Coast Guard warrant officer

Coast Guard enlisted
  1. Persons 17 years of age, with parental permission, can join the U.S. armed services.
  2. "ARMED FORCES STRENGTH FIGURES FOR SEPTEMBER 30, 2011" (پی‌ڈی‌ایف)۔ United States Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics۔ ستمبر 2011۔ اخذ شدہ بتاریخ 6 جنوری 2012۔
  3. "S.3001 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009"۔ United States Government Printing Office۔ 12 مئی 2008۔ مورخہ 24 دسمبر 2018 کو اصل (پی‌ڈی‌ایف) سے آرکائیو شدہ۔ اخذ شدہ بتاریخ 9 نومبر 2011۔
  4. "Federal Government Outlays by Function and Subfunction: 1962–2015 Fiscal Year 2011 (Table 3.2)" (پی‌ڈی‌ایف)۔ United States Government Printing Office۔ اخذ شدہ بتاریخ 21 دسمبر 2010۔