Army History (Soldierization Study Guide)
The United States was initially governed by what document?
The Articles of Confederation
What replaced the Articles of Confederation?
The Constitution of the United States
When, where, and by whom did the army receive its first real training?
In the winter of 1778 in Valley Forge, by former Prussian officer, Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
What is considered the Army’s birthday?
June 14, 1775
When and by what means was the Medal of Honor established?
Congress authorized the Medal of Honor on July 12, 1862
Who was the first recipient of the Medal of Honor?
PVT Jacob Parrott, on March 25, 1863
What was the name of the plane that dropped the first atomic bomb?
The “Enola Gay”
What event symbolized the end of the Cold War?
The Dismantling of the Berlin Wall in 1989
What was the operation into Afghanistan called
Operation Enduring Freedom
Whaen was our Constitution adopted
September 17, 1787… Ratified June 21, 1788