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? ¶
Q: Is a military to establish it as a force with the capability to execute national defence policy? ¶
Q: Is a military to provide military command? ¶
Q: Is a military older than recorded history itself? ¶
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? ¶
Q: Is a military for military performance assessment? ¶
A: Yes, and learning from it.
Q: Are militaries absent or not trusted? ¶
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.