Is Navy a Army?
The short answer is no, the Navy is not a part of the Army. The Navy and the Army are two separate branches of the United States Armed Forces. While both branches serve to protect and defend the United States, they have different roles and responsibilities.
What Does the Navy Do?
The primary mission of the Navy is to maintain, train, and equip combat-ready naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression, and maintaining freedom of the seas. The Navy operates ships, submarines, aircraft, and other equipment to accomplish its mission. It also provides support for other branches of the military in times of need.
What Does the Army Do?
The primary mission of the Army is to fight and win our nation’s wars by providing prompt, sustained land dominance across the full range of military operations and spectrum of conflict in support of combatant commanders. The Army operates ground vehicles, aircraft, artillery, and other equipment to accomplish its mission. It also provides support for other branches of the military in times of need.