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The Army is the oldest military branch, established on June 14th 1775. Today, there are more than 700,000 soldiers who fill many different positions: doctors, lawyers, engineers, computer programmers, logistic experts, and more still dedicated to their motto, “This we’ll defend.” Specializing in ground-based strategy, the Army also holds the largest amount of active service members than any other branch.

The diverse variety of each independent Soldier’s prowess is what sets the Army apart from other military branches. When entering the Army, you can choose to enter as an enlisted Soldier or as an officer, be a full-time active duty soldier, or be a part of the Army Reserve. Outside of domestic bases, the Army sustains several permanent international bases in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Let’s look at two close by Army Bases to our area:

Aberdeen Proving Ground, Army Base in Aberdeen, MD

Aberdeen Proving Ground is a US military base located in the Harford County. Some of its parts are eligible for census. According to the 2000 calculations, the specific parts hosted around 3100 inhabitants. The general objective of this base is to provide the army with some of the latest installations and equipments in a proper manner. This is also the vision of the base rulers – providing the soldiers with the right technology in order to serve the interests of the United States of America.

Fort Eustis Army Base in Newport News, VA

Fort Eustis, Virginia, located in the city of Newport News, is now known as Joint Base Langley-Eustis (JBLE). JBLE Eustis came to be established in compliance with congressional laws enacting the guidelines associated with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission. The regulation directed the merging of the two locations which were formerly adjacent however independent military installation. The two bases were formed into one combined base which is one of a dozen joint bases established in the US resulting from this legislation.

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