Mission: It is the intent of Congress to provide an Army that is capable, in conjunction with the other armed forces, of-
preserving the peace and security, and providing for the defense, of the United States, the Territories, Commonwealths, and possessions, and any areas occupied by the United States;
supporting the national policies;
implementing the national objectives; and
overcoming any nations responsible for aggressive acts that imperil the peace and security of the United States.