10 U.S. Code § 3001 - Definitions

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§ 3001.

In this title, the term “Army” means the Army or Armies referred to in the Constitution of the United States, less that part established by law as the Air Force.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 157; Pub. L. 100–26, § 7(k)(8), Apr. 21, 1987, 101 Stat. 284.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)




June 28, 1950, ch. 383, § 2(a), 64 Stat. 263.

The words “Army of the United States” and “are synonymous and” are omitted as surplusage, since the term “Army” is used throughout the revised title. 5:181–3(a) (last sentence) and 10:1a(a) (last sentence) are omitted as surplusage.


1987—Pub. L. 100–26 inserted “the term” after “In this title,”.


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