The United States’ Army and Department of defense make up a huge part of our nation’s expenses and has significantly affected our Govt and peoples. Many People in America, however, don’t know the important facts. Our country views the security of our people and our country to be essential in terms of our government’s main concerns.
Here we share some interesting facts about the US military and the Department of Defense that you may, or may not have known:
Thirty of the forty three Presidents served in the Military, 24 during time of war, II gained the position of 5-star Common (President Washington and President Eisenhower) and one gained the Medal of Honor (President Theodore Roosevelt).
The Department of Defense employs about 1.8 million people on effective responsibility. It is the single biggest employer in the U.S, with more workers than Exxon, Mobil, Ford, General Motors, and GE mixed.
The Pentagon revealed a 2013 price range strategy that would cut $487 billion in investing over the next several years.
Each day in Afghanistan costs the government more than it did to build the entire Pentagon
The total known area filled by United State bases and features is 15,654 Square miles — bigger than Washington DC, Massachusetts, and New Jersey combined.
By 2033, the US will be spending $59 billion dollars a season to its experts injured in the wars
In 2007, the money marked ‘wasted’ or ‘lost’ in Iraq — 11 billion dollars — could pay 220,000 instructors salaries
Defense investing is greater these days than at any time since the size of World War 2
The annually price of stationing one soldier in Iraq could feed 60 United States of America families
Years after the failure of the Soviet Union, the US Defense Division still has more than 40 generals, admirals civilian equivalents based in Europe