Evolution of the Military • Mesopotamia (4000 B.C.)- some of the first military records come from ancient Mesopotamia with the development of stone and bronze weapons and armor.
Evolution of Military • Sumer and Akkad (3500-2000 B.C.) – First records of structured armies of the bronze age.
Evolution of Military • Military Revolution (1500 B.C.- 100 A.D.) – This time period is known as a time of constant war, weapons wereconstantly being produced from ironand every villagein the Mid-East andGreece had a military.
Evolution of Military • Roman Invasions, Muslim Conquests and Attack of the Huns (100 – 1000) – This age marks a notable progress in the uses of military; as every village around Europe, Asia and Middle East finds it necessary to have a military in fear of invasion.
Evolution of Military • 1001-1200:Norman Invasion of England, the Crusades, Reconquista, Anglo-French Wars, Wars of the Lombard League • 1201-1400:Mongol Invasions, Albigensian Crusade, Wars of Scottish Independence, Teutonic Knights, Hundred Years' War, Byzantine-Ottoman Wars
Evolution of Military • 1400- 1600 Knights- Were protective forces of kings and their kingdoms. With this came new weapons and armor. They used swords, bow and arrows, maces, war hammers, and axes. • Armor also advanced and knights began using chainmail.
Evolution of Military • 1600 – 1800: Militaries grew with the rise of revolutions such as the French/Indian war and the American Revolution, also in these times came some of the first military uses of firearms.
Evolution of Military • 1900- 2000: the 1900s mark a turning in warfare, militaries became more structured with multiple branches. Many new weapons and vehicles were introduced such as planes, tanks, artillery and automatic weapons.
Evolution of Military • Modern and Future- Rise of technology, drones, robotic weaponry and use of guerilla warfare/stealth tactics.
5 Branches of the United States Military • Army • Navy • Marine Corps 4. Air Force 5. Coast Guard
United States Army • The main ground force of the US • Main function is to protect and defend the united states • The army uses ground troops, armor (tanks), artillery, attack helicopters, ect • America’s oldest force
United States Navy • Mission is to maintain the freedom of the seas • Helps supplement Air Force • Navy also supplies and works with sumarines
United States Marine Corps • The United States’ rapid reaction force • Fight on land and sea • Some of the world’s fiercest worriors
United States Air Force • The United States’ means of air and space fighting • Use planes, helicopters, satellites, drones and more