EL Civics for ESL Students

Veterans Day Lesson, Page 2

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Army Medals and Ribbons

How many military branches does the United States have?

  • There are five U.S. military branches: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard.

  • The President of the United States is the Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. military.


U.S. Army Soldiers

Which military branch has the most soldiers?

  • The U.S. Army has more soldiers than the other military branches. It is also the oldest branch.

  • The Army is responsible for land-based military operations and includes the National Guard and the Army Reserve.


Sailor in the U.S. Navy

Which military branch specializes in seaborne operations?

  • The U.S. Navy specializes in seaborne operations.

  • The Navy uses ships, submarines, and planes to protect waterways like oceans and lakes.

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