Uniformed services of the United States

The United States has eight federal uniformed services that commission officers as defined by Title 10 and subsequently structured and organized by Title 10, Title 14, Title 32 and Title 42 of the U.S. Code.

Uniformed services of the United States
The emblems of the eight U.S. uniformed services
Founded14 June 1775; 247 years ago (1775-06-14)[lower-alpha 1]
Service branches
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Federal department heads
Military age17 with parental consent, 18 for voluntary service.[lower-alpha 2]
ConscriptionMale only (inactive since 1973)
Available for
military service
17 million[4], age 18–25 (2016)
Reaching military
age annually
2 million[5] (2016)
Active personnel1,374,125[6] (ranked 3rd)
Reserve personnel849,450[7]
Deployed personnel170,000[citation needed]
BudgetUS$721.5 billion (2020)[8] (ranked 1st)
Percent of GDP3.42% (2019)[9]
Domestic suppliersList
Related articles
HistoryMilitary history of the United States
RanksCommissioned officer

Warrant officer


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