Military FAQs:


Q: Is a military a force authorised to use lethal or deadly force and weapons to support the interests of the state and some or all of its citizens?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a military to establish it as a force with the capability to execute national defence policy?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a military to provide military command?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a military older than recorded history itself?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a military largely based on both recorded and oral history of military conflicts?

A: Yes, and their participating armies and navies and, more recently, air forces.

Q: Is a military often a strong influence on the organisational culture of the forces?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a military for military performance assessment?

A: Yes, and learning from it.

Q: Are militaries absent or not trusted?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a military usually defined as defence of the state?

A: Yes, and its citizens, and the prosecution of war against another state.

Q: Is a military to engage in combat?

A: Yes, and should it be required to do so by the national defence policy, and to win.