Army soldier images are available at Can Stock Photo and Getty Images. The two websites feature images of soldiers in a variety of situations including entering a combat zone, returning home from a mission and posing wit... More » Government & Politics Military

Taught and memorized during Basic Training, the Soldier's Creed is a set of values and standards that all soldiers are expected to live by and use to distinguish themselves from civilians. The Soldier's Creed is part of ... More » Government & Politics Military

As of 2015, illustrated images of shoulder patches worn in the U.S. Army are available on and In addition to pictures, both of these sites contain information on the different divisions of shoulde... More » Government & Politics Military

While there are differing opinions on exactly who qualifies as a U.S. Army veteran, the general definition is any soldier who, at one time, served in the armed forces. There is no legal definition of the term, however, d... More »

Army unit patches denote the headquarters to which a soldier is assigned, and the patches are required on every U.S. Army uniform. These patches are generally placed on the upper arm of uniforms and are also known as sho... More » Government & Politics Military

The Army's basic pay scale is based on a soldier or officer's rank, experience and active or reserve status. Bonuses may be awarded for enlistment or having in-demand skills such as fluency in a foreign language. More » Government & Politics Military

A Chapter 13 discharge from the Army indicates that the soldier has been released from service due to unsatisfactory performance. This may be due to a failed PT test, a failed weapons qualification or required training o... More »