Home / Pressroom / Defending the Peace

Defending the Peace

Defending the Peace: American Power and Global Security (Column 2)

| Posted in Defending the Peace

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jordan Hunter June 21, 2019 (202) 225-3706 The History of Our Military The United States of America was born from a military clash. Even before the Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia, the Continental Congress created the Continental Army in 1775 and appointed George Washington as its commander. That army faced a number of setbacks when confrontin... Read more »

Defending the Peace: American Power and Global Security

| Posted in Defending the Peace

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jordan Hunter March 5, 2019 (202) 225-3706 The Shape of Our Military What does the U.S. Military Mean to our Quality of Life? Most Americans know that our military is standing guard around the world to defend us and our way of life. Few of us, however, are familiar with the composition of our military today, what its missions are, how it is structured, and why we hav... Read more »