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United States Army

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This We'll Defend

General Information
Formation April 2008
Country Flag-USA.jpg USA
Region California
Colors Black, Green, and Gold
Type General Infantry
Structure
Total Soldiers Classified
Part of United States Military


The United States Army is a USA based private militia and one of the six branches of the United States Military. The US Army represent the highest branch of mainstream combat forces - just below the elite combat branches USMC and Airborne.

The United States Army has seen three generations of existence and is currently in its third generation of command. The unit is commanded by General Kria Erikson and assisted by Lieutenant General Kirras.

Contents

History

Past Generals and Lt. Generals

Commanding Officer Executive Officer Deputy Executive Officer Length of Service
Cj Will Win Vytautus N/A July 2008 - September 2008
Moishe Septemeber 2008 - November 2008
William Shafer November 2008-December 2008
Symrstar December 2008
Armandez January 2008 - Early May 2009
Armandez Joseph Schmo Early May 2009 - May 23, 2009
Joseph Schmo Knojerakk May 23, 2009 - June 23, 2009
Knojerakk Tremaine June 20, 2009 - August 7, 2009
NXNW Jameson L. Tai August 7, 2009 - September 16, 2009
NXNW Jameson L. Tai Knojerakk September 16, 2009 - September 30, 2009
Chris Dakteer September 30, 2009 - November 08, 2009
Hadrian X November 08, 2009 - November 25, 2009
George Armstrong Custer November 25, 2009 - February 2, 2010
Hadrian X N/A N/A February 02, 2010 - February 12, 2010
Jason the Great Bombonato June 30, 2010 - Unknown
Bombonato Heliarc Unknown - Unknown
Kyler Lee Octan Unknown - September 11, 2011
Kyler Lee Octan kolv1k September 12, 2011 - November 27, 2011
kolv1k Kria Erikson November 28, 2011 - July 4, 2012
Kria Erikson Kirras July 4, 2012 -Present

The First Generation United States Army

The United States Army has a long and storied history full of bumps in the road. In the beginning it was Daphne Lilac who served under the Department of Defense (dishmcds and nave S). As the first general of the then Department of Wars, Daphne Lilac took care of getting the 300 Pakistani mercenaries over for the USA-Canada War in April/May 2008. The Department of Wars later became the United States Army we have today.

The Second Generation United States Army

Humble Beginnings

The modern United States Army was restarted in early July 2008 by BuzzyTheCat, who was at that time a leader in the U.S. military. Cj Will Win was chosen as its first General of the newly founded Army under the new military structure. Cj began writing articles trying to recruit citizens for the Army, and it caused many people to join. The Army became organized, and things were looking very good. However, when V1 struck the Army had a drop in activity, and the Army was suffering. It was not paid for weeks (at that time, soldiers were paid for their service). When ThisGenMedia (Franco) became President, he replaced Cj with Moishe.

The Month of Moishe

Moishe took his new responsibility and ran with it, improving the base that Cj had laid for the Army. He began to utlilize Google Spreadsheets to manage the Army, he created an IRC channel (#usa-army, which is still in use today), and even created an Army website. Moishe also changed the name of what were then platoons into divisions and what were then squads into platoons. With the exception of the Army website, which is no longer used, this is the system still used today. Moishe revolutionized the Army, and did it in only one month as General.

However, in November of 2008, Moishe retired as General of the Army. He states that his reasons are because of the difficulties he faced dealing with the Benn Dover administration. Moishe has stated that he was unhappy with the way Dover announced the war with Australia in his newspaper without clearing it with his Generals, along with how Dover got upset when Moishe decided to create a "Rangers" division of the Army and an Officers Candidate School without running it through him first. He turned over the operation of the Army to one of his Colonels, William Shafer.

Shafer and Scandal

Little is documented on what Shafer actually did as General of the Army, as most of it was done behind the scenes of the Congress and the President, but the current structure of the US Army is based on his model. The army had reached its pick for the time after Moishe. The army was in much better condition than it would be by the end of Symrstar's term. He made some good improvements in the army and its communication. But his term as general of the Army was short due to his involvement in the USWP scandal. While he was Army General, Benn Dover was the President of the United States. In December 2008, Operation French Toast was underway. The USWP was rather upset about it, because they believed Dover lied to them about the reason for the war (Dover had claimed it was because they wanted to liberate Switzerland). Shafer released an article saying that the USWP was trying to undermine President Dover. The USWP denied such allegations, however they supposedly went as far as to negotitate with the French government. Shafer allegedly called them "treasonous".

The scandal ended in the ugliest way possible, with Shafer stepping down as General of the Army and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and moving to Russia. Later, he claimed that he was working to pull Russia away from PEACE and towards Atlantis, a plan which was killed by the Romanian invasion of Russia.

Symrstar's Long Run

Symrstar had a very long reign as General, and it is also the most mysterious. Symrstar liked to keep to himself and was very isolated from the rest of the Army. He was also very paranoid when it came to the possibility of having PEACE spies in the U.S. military. For this reason, he kept all the division's rosters separate, in case there was an infiltrator. However, this slowed down things tremendously, and communication suffered during his time at the helm. He did not utilize his XO, Armandez, as much as some would have liked. But the army would not be where it was today without him. He revolutionized the army by making completely new divisions, called armies back then. He also tried to divide it up so each "army" was in the same timezone for easier communication. The armies were broken up into too many platoons with too many COs and the quality of COs deteriorated from that. Lack of communication from COs to their higher ups to then their higher ups caused severe problems.

In late April of 2009, Symrstar mysteriously disappeared. No one is entirely sure of what happened to him, although there has been much speculation. Many people called for the end of the Army following his disappearance, however Armandez stepped up and took the reigns for a last ditched effort to save it.

Symrstar later returned to eRepublik in the middle of July.

Armandez's Short Stint

When Armandez took over on May 3, 2009, the Army was in disarray, and he, along with his new XO Joseph Schmo, was expected to fix it, which was no small task. He began by reorganizing the Third Division into the Army Rangers and attempted to improve communication within the Army. He worked closely with his senior officers in an attempt to save the Army. He worked extremely hard, however things were not progressing as quickly as the JCS had hoped it would. Many, yet again, called for the Army to be dissolved. However, when Armandez decided to move on the become the XO of the newly formed Airborne, the JCS decided to give Arm's XO, Joseph Schmo, one last chance to resurrect the Army. On May 23, 2009, just 20 days after Arm took over, Schmo took the reigns.

Schmo's Month

At the time, Schmo was an upstart officer ready to help the Army. He was given Knojerakk, an experienced officer, to be his XO. Although Knoj was disappointed he was not chosen to be General of the Airborne, he was ready and willing to help the Army succeed. He and Joshua Hoss, the Chairman of the Military Committee, devised a seven step plan for the Army to regain funding, which it had lost due to its disorganization. Schmo, along with Knojerakk, worked very closely with congress, the JCS, and his senior officers. He began to use the forums as a primary mode of communication, he clearly defined the structure of the Army, and he began to hold officers and soldiers more accountable for their duties. The Army had begun its transformation.

However, in the middle of June 2009, RL problems beckoned Schmo, and he went on a ten day hiatus. During this time, Knojerakk took over the Army, and when Schmo returned on June 23, he announced his official retirement as General. He did, however, remain on-board with the Army as a senior adviser.

Knojerakk Continues the Revitalization

Knojerakk did not let the distraction get in the way of the Army, and he continued the work that Schmo began. Then CO of the Fourth Division Tremaine was promoted to Lt. General, and together they worked to create a better Army. Under their guidance the Army has transformed into the outstanding fighting force that the eUSA so richly deserves. LTG Tremaine retired on August 7, 2009, and his work was split into two positions - proof just how much work he took on.

Knojerakk appointed NXNW, then CO of Fourth Division as Army Executive Officer and created the position of Army Deputy Executive Officer and appointed Jameson L. Tai, then the CO of Fifth Division. The transformation and major restructuring of the Army Command streamlined administrative and supply processes and is in use today.

Knojerakk retired from his position on September 16, 2009, and remain on-board with the Army as a senior advisor.

NXNW Keeps Going

NXNW became the Commander of the United States Army on September 16, 2009 with Jameson L. Tai as his Executive Officer. Former Commander Knojerakk remain as Army Deputy Executive Officer. This continued until Knojerakk became inactive and was honorably discharged. At this time, Chris Dakteer, who returned from a 9-week long espionage mission against the eUnited Kingdom, was placed in the Deputy Executive Officer position.

On November 06, 2009, Jameson L. Tai announced his resignation as Army Vice-Chief of Staff (AKA Executive Officer) and his last day was November 08, 2009 so that he may transfer to the United States Marine Corps [1]. On November 09, 2009, Hadrian X became Deputy Executive Officer, Chris Dakteer became Assistant Executive Officer, and George Armstrong Custer became Operations Officer.

On February 2, 2010, NXNW was promoted to become the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Hadrian X Writes the End of the United States Army Legacy

Hadrian X was promoted to General after NXNW's promotion to CJCS. During this time, the Army began a restructuring movement and in ten days, the Joint Chiefs of Staff enacted an order to split up the United States Army into three separate branches. Army Staff, which included all staff departments, the Recruit Education Battalion (RECBN), and the Army Rangers Battalion became United States Army High Command, headed by Hadrian X and Mainegreen. The 1st, 5th, and 25th Divisions merged to become the United States Army Group West, headed by Jason the Great and bombonato. The 2th, 4th, and 10th Division merged to become the United States Army Group East, headed by Aang Airbender and batterytime.

The Third Generation United States Army

On June 30th, the United States Army Group East became the United States Cavalry. The resulting rebranding caused the United States Army Group West to become the U.S. Army once more, retaining the AGW Divisions and structure but assuming the Army's name. The resumption of command under the US Army name began the third generation of the United States Army, commanded by General Jason the Great and Lieutenant General Bombonato.

The Structure of the United States Army

The Second Generation

Army Headquarters and Headquarters Company (Staff)

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Army HHC, also known as Army Staff, assist the daily operations of the US Army in administrative, intelligence, operations, training, supply, and public affairs areas previously handled solely by the Commander of the Army and Army Executive Officer. Army HHC consists of five departments, each with its area of expertise and operate under the Army Deputy Executive Officer.

Adjutant General Corps (S-1)
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S-1/Adjutant General - maintains eUS Army Roster, including weekly check-ins from platoons, maintains active record of all official Army documents and if necessary, update and notify eUS Army soldiers of relevant changes.

The Adjutant should make weekly updates to the Army XO, reflecting the latest staff and troop changes in strength, reflecting on recent damage rank promotions, strength increases, and battle readiness.

Army Security and Intelligence (S-2)
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S-2/Intelligence and Security Officer - gathers intelligence from eUS military branches, allies, as well as enemy organizations/alliances. Shall act as the administrate of the recruitment roster to streamline background check process.

The Intelligence/Security Officer and his assistants shall gather military intelligence for the eUS Army. The S-2 must also inform weekly the list of dishonorably discharged soldiers, and/or maintain the JCS Blacklist. The Intelligence and Security Officer shall perform background checks on new recruits before they are assigned units and shall perform routine unannounced background checks on current soldiers.

Training and Operations Corps (S-3)

S-3/Operations and Training Officer - provides the latest location information of all army troops during war and peacetime, stores duties and responsibilities of the officer positions, provides new officers their duties.

The Operations and Training Officer shall notify Division CO and XOs of deserters, soldiers who are stuck overseas, and keep a list of soldiers who repeatedly delay in order execution.

When new officers are promoted, it shall be the S-3's duty to familiarize the new officer with the duties and responsibilities of their post.

The Training and Operations Corps was in charge of all of the Reception Battalion program, which acted like the United States Training Division/United States Training Corps in educating underqualified soldiers up to par with Army standards.

In addition, the S-3 Department was in charge of special operations, as it headed the Army Ranger program, an elite deployment unit representing the best and brightest of the US Army.

Quartermaster Corps (S-4)
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S-4/Supply & Logistics Officer - Acts as Army Quartermaster General. The S-4 Department shall handle the stockpiling and distribution of army supplies, which includes, but not limited to weapons and moving tickets.

The Supply and Logistics Officer shall maintain the eUS Army's finances and supplies. The S-4 shall make daily reports regarding weekly budgets, expected expenditures, supply levels, and notify the Army CO and XO regarding any shortages of supply or funding.

It is also the Supply and Logistics Officer to keep track of quantities of supply sent to soldiers. It is the S-4's duty to ensure that the correct amount of supplies are sent to active eUS Army soldiers complying with orders, and that supplies are not abused/resold.

Army Public Affairs Office (S-5)
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S-5/Chief of Public Affairs - Acts as official spokesperson for the eUS Army, must not be politically biased, may be a congressman if necessary. The S-5 shall publish press releases for the US Army and shall publish appropriate newspaper/media articles on eRepublik and other media, including but not limited to, eUSForums, milforum, twitter, eRepublik Forums, eRepublik Wiki. The S-5 department shall operate the Army Public Affairs Office organization and maintain The Army Times newspaper.

As the Army's official public relations officer, the S-5 will be in charge of outgoing recruitment and shall serve as recruitment officer.

Command Divisions

First Infantry Division

The First Division is under the command of Atlien. He recently appointed Eli Wheelbarrow to be the XO of the 1st Division. The first division's motto is "No mission too difficult, no Sacrifice too great- duty first".

First Division was formerly commanded by Goaly1323, the longest tenured officer in the United States Army (ten months). She served throughout several Army administrations and provided stable leadership in the ranks. She is currently 7-clicking in the 2/4, she still keeps the title of longest tenure in the army alive.

Second Infantry Division

The Second Division is under the command of Zsandmann and his XO Oscar H. Mountain. The Second Division Motto is "Second to None".

Notable are the two last COs of the Second Division, Headmistress Talia and Drake Koeth. The division was last headed by Headmistress Talia, who is well known for her political history with the Libertarian Party, however she has been very capable in a military capacity as well. Drake Koeth was a valuable resource for the Army and is sorely missed. He is now an officer in the Airborne after resigning as Second Division CO following personal issues.

Third Division (Currently Inactive)

The Third Division was a Division of the United States Army, most recently led by Maxmillian VonWillebrand. After Armandez became General of the Army, the Third was converted into the Army Rangers. However, with the creation of the United States Airborne, the Rangers were no longer needed and they all transferred to the Airborne. In honor of Max, General Schmo decided to leave the Third as an inactive division until they are needed again, rather than rename the Fourth Division the Third.

Recently, it has been rumored by Jameson L. Tai that Schmo has converted the third divison into the "Super Stealth Zombie Ninja Death Squad," and has been training them to be effective fighters [2]. Both Schmo and Army leadership have denied such rumors.

Fourth Infantry Division

The Fourth Division is a division of the United States Army currently under the command of Aang Airbender with Jason the Great as his Executive Officer. The Fourth Division has turned up some of the best officers currently in the Army, including former Army XO Lt. General Tremaine, who served as CO of the Fourth Division, current Commander of the Army NXNW, who succeeded Tremaine's position, and current Army Executive Officer Jameson L. Tai, who served as Fourth Division XO. Currently, the Fourth Division is one of the most active divisions in the Army. The Fourth Divison's motto is "Steadfast and Loyal".

Fifth Mechanized Infantry Division

The Fifth Mechanized Infantry Division was created in response to PEACE attacks against the United States and Canada. It is currently the largest division in the United States Army with twice its size compared to the other three divisions. It is currently commanded by COL Hadrian X and MAJ Mainegreen.

Fifth Division was first commanded by Jameson L. Tai and some_mascot, who both were involved with Fourth Infantry Division, but later on passed down the torch to COL Hadrian X and MAJ Daniel Hawkins. Fifth Division has produced many Army senior officers, including the current Army Executive Officer Lt. General Jameson L. Tai, former S-1 ProjectAce, former S-2 some_mascot, S-4 Sieggy, and several other classified positions.

The Fifth Division carries on the patriotic message "We Will" as their motto.

Tenth Mountain Division

The Tenth Division was created under NXNW's administration as United States Army grew larger.

Twenty-Fifth Division

The Twenty-Fifth Division, also known as Tropic Lightning, was created under NXNW's administration as the United States Army grew even larger and to improve officer to soldier ratios.

The Third Generation

Command Divisions

First Infantry Division

The First Division is under the command of Fizzleborp and his XO ManofMagic. The First Division's motto is "No mission too difficult, no Sacrifice too great- duty first". The First Division has been led by notable Army fighters including jerseygirldani, heliarc, TheHarvester, redbirdusa, and Kria Erikson.

Fifth Mechanized Infantry Division

The Fifth Division is under the command of Kirras, the XO position is vacant. The Fifth Mechanized Infantry Division was created in response to PEACE attacks against the United States and Canada. It carries on the patriotic message "We Will" as their motto. The Fifth Division has been led by notable Army fighters including Sky Shadowing, Kyle_Fesy, FetusBong, Kria Erikson and doe22.

Fifth Division was first commanded by Jameson L. Tai and some_mascot, who both were involved with Fourth Infantry Division, but later on passed down the torch to COL Hadrian X and MAJ Daniel Hawkins. The Fifth has produced many senior officers, some of whom still serve today.

Ranger Division

The Army Rangers are currently under command of bombonato. Before bombonato, redbirdusa was the CO of the Rangers. Other notable Army Rangers are Jason the Great, Kyler Lee Octan and TheHarvester.

Twenty-Fifth Infantry Division (decommissioned)

The Twenty-Fifth Division was most recently under the command of TheHarvester. It has since been merged into both the first and fifth divisions. Other notable commanders of the Twenty-Fifth Division include purple_rain, Zheng He, bombonato, and George Armstrong Custer.

Reception Battalion

The place where recruits are briefed, trained, and screened prior to their promotion to Private and transfer to a Regular Division, the RECBN is commanded by MAJ Dczip.

Military Ranks and Positions of the United States Army

Pay Grade E-2 E-4 E-5 E-8 E-9 W-1 O-1 O-2 O-3 O-4 O-5 O-6 O-7 O-8 O-9 O-10
Abbreviation FTR CPL SGT 1SG SGM WO1 2LT 1LT CPT MAJ LTC COL BG MG LTG GEN
Rank US Army E-2.svg US Army E-4.svg US Army E-5.svg US Army E-8 1SG.svg US Army E-9 SGM.svg US-Army-WO1.png US-OF1B.svg US-OF1A.svg US-O3 insignia.svg US-O4 insignia.svg US-O5 insignia.svg US-O6 insignia.svg US-O7 insignia.svg US-O8 insignia.svg US-O9 insignia.svg US-O10 insignia.svg
Fighter Corporal Sergeant First Sergeant Sergeant Major Warrant Officer 2nd Lieutenant 1st Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General
Army Staff Positions - - Supply Non- Commissioned Officer - - Staff Department Assistant Staff Department Assistant Staff Department Assistant Staff Department Head Staff Department Head Staff Department Head Staff Department Head Army Deputy Executive Officer Staff Department Head Army Executive Officer Commander of the Army
Army Command Positions Platoon Member Platoon Member - Platoon Sergeant Platoon Sergeant - Platoon Leader Platoon Leader - Division Executive Officer Division Executive Officer Division Commander Division Commander - Corps Commander

Military Decorations and Awards of the United States Army

Notable Army "Alumni"

See Also

References

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