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Response to guillaumeb (Reply #19)

Sun Jun 2, 2019, 07:00 AM

29. The Consistution does make a provision for a standing army

Art 1 section 8 authorized Congress to create an army and a navy. Art 2 section 2 designates the President the CinC of the United States Army and Navy and the militia when called to national service.
The first standing infantry unit of the United States Army was created by Congress in 1784.
While Congress had the authority to create a standing army, they only authorized the smallest army that they though was necessary.
Use of the militias was to be the primary defense of the United States, when the need arose.

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