::Army of the United States


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{{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Refimprove |date=__DATE__ |$B= {{#invoke:Message box|ambox}} }} The Army of the United States or Armies of the United States is the legal name of the "land forces of the United States" (United States Constitution, Article 2, Section 2, Clause 1 and United States Code, Title 10, Subtitle B, Chapter 301, Section 3001) and has been used in this context since at least 1841, as in the title: General Regulations for the Army of the United States. The Army, or Armies of the United States includes: the Regular Army, Army National Guard, and the Army Reserve, (as well as any volunteer or conscripted forces). <ref>>"army-of-the-united-states." Unabridged. Random House, Inc. 21 Jun. 2015. <>.</ref>

The Army of the United States (AUS) was also used as the official name for the conscription (U.S. term: draft) force of the United States Army that may be raised at the discretion of the United States Congress when the United States enters into a major armed conflict. The "Army of the United States," in this context, was used in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.
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