United States Army North

The United States Army North (ARNORTH) is a formation of the United States Army. An Army Service Component Command (ASCC) subordinate to United States Northern Command (NORTHCOM),[1][2] ARNORTH is the joint force land component of NORTHCOM.[3] ARNORTH is responsible for homeland defense and defense support of civil authorities.[4][3] ARNORTH is garrisoned at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Redesignated ARNORTH in 2004, it was first activated in early January 1943 as the United States Fifth Army, under the command of Lieutenant General Mark Wayne Clark.

Fifth Army
Fifth United States Army
United States Army North
United States Army North shoulder sleeve insignia
Active4 January 1943 – 2 October 1945
11 June 1946 – present
Country United States of America
Branch United States Army
TypeArmy Service Component Command
RoleTheater Army
Part ofAllied Armies in Italy (later renamed Allied forces in Italy and then 15th Army Group)
United States Northern Command
Garrison/HQFort Sam Houston, Texas
Motto(s)"Strength of the Nation!"
EngagementsWorld War II
Commanders
Current
commander
Lieutenant General John R. Evans Jr.
Notable
commanders
Mark W. Clark
Lucian Truscott
John P. Lucas
William B. Caldwell III
Guy C. Swan III
Thomas R. Turner II
William B. Caldwell IV
Laura J. Richardson
Insignia
Distinctive unit insignia
Flag
NATO Map Symbol