Army FAQs:


Q: Is an army officially called the Land Army to differentiate it from an air force called the Air Army?

A: Yes, and notably France.

Q: Is an army composed of a headquarters?

A: Yes, and army troops, a variable number of corps, typically between three and four, and a variable number of divisions, also between three and four.

Q: Was a army quickly disbanded as part of the Americans' distrust of standing armies?

A: Yes, and irregular state militias became the sole ground army of the United States, with the exception of one battery of artillery guarding West Point's arsenal.

Q: Were armies in fact composed of many nationalities?

A: Yes.

Q: Are armies controlled by a General or Lieutenant General?

A: Yes.

Q: Was a army largely composed of hoplites?

A: Yes, and equipped with arms and armor nearly identical to each other.

Q: Was a army one of the earliest known professional armies?

A: Yes.

Q: Were armies recruited from all the Spanish European territories including Spain?

A: Yes, and Italy, Wallonia and Germany.

Q: Was an army usually subordinate to a military district?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an army Janissaries?

A: Yes.