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Question 1: ________ (OCS): This can be through active-duty OCS academies, or, in the case of the National Guard, through state-run academies.
Officer Candidate School (U.S. Army)Officer Candidate SchoolUnited States Air ForceUnited States Marine Corps

Question 2: The United States Coast Guard dates its origin to the founding of the ________ in 1790; that service merged with the United States Life-Saving Service in 1915 to establish the Coast Guard.
Steamboat Inspection ServiceUnited States Coast Guard Air StationsUnited States Coast Guard AcademyUnited States Revenue Cutter Service

Question 3:
Where does United States armed forces come from?
United States and MexicoHeadquarters: Miami, Florida
United States
The United States
West Virginia , United States

Question 4:
Who was a commander in the United States armed forces?

Question 5: The United States has a strong tradition of ________.
Harry S. TrumanUnited States CongressCivil-military relationsCivilian control of the military

Question 6: All five branches are under the direction of the Department of Defense, except the Coast Guard, which was made an agency of the Department of Homeland Security in 2003 following governmental reorganization after the ________.
Osama bin LadenAl-QaedaUnited Airlines Flight 93September 11 attacks

Question 7: $4.1 billion was requested for the next generation fighter, ________, which will roll out an additional twenty planes for FY 2009.
F-22 RaptorC-5 GalaxyLockheed AC-130Lockheed HC-130

Question 8: The United States Air Force was established as an independent service in 1947; it traces its origin to the formation of the ________ in 1907 and was part of the U.S.
Aviation Section, U.S. Signal CorpsUnited States Army Air ServiceUnited States Army Air CorpsAeronautical Division, U.S. Signal Corps

Question 9: The primary factor driving this decrease appears to be the American involvement in ________.
Vietnam WarUnited States Marine CorpsCentral Intelligence AgencyIraq War

Question 10: The Continental Army, Continental Navy, and Continental Marines were created in close succession by the Second Continental Congress in order to defend the new nation against the British Empire in the ________.
New York and New Jersey campaignAmerican Revolutionary WarUnited StatesSaratoga campaign







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