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The Flag of the United States of America, known as the "Stars and Stripes".

The United States, officially the United States of America, commonly referred to as the US, the USA, or America, is a developed country occupying the center of North America as well as various other territories. The United States declared independence from Britain in 1776 with George Washington becoming the first President of the United States in 1789. The capital is Washington, D.C. Their largest state is Alaska, and their largest city is New York City.

Armed Forces[]

Military Branches[]

These are currently all of the operated military branches in the US. These are past and present branches.

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USMC logo The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States military responsible for providing force projection from the sea, using the mobility of the United States Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. They are part of the Department of the Navy. They appear in several Battlefield games.
US Army seal The United States Army is the main branch in the United States military responsible for ground operations. They appear in several Battlefield games.
600px-United States Department of the Navy Seal The United States Navy (USN) is a branch of the United States military responsible for naval operations and movements in coordination with the United States Army, Air Force and the Marine Corps. They also have a special operations force known as the Navy SEALs. They appear in several Battlefield games.
United States Air Force Seal The United States Air Force (USAF) is a branch of the United States military responsible for aerial operations, transportation and support. Its aircraft appear in Battlefield games, but the Air Force itself is never mentioned and the players using them are always from another service.
Military Assistance Command Vietnam The Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV) was the United States' unified command structure for all its military forces in South Vietnam during the Vietnam Conflict. It had many components, such as the Studies and Observations Group and the 5th Special Forces. It has been disbanded since March 29, 1973, though many components are still in service today.

Intelligence Organizations[]

Only one makes an appearance in the Battlefield series.

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CIA logo The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is the US's main source of intelligence on other countries. They as well are known to use black operations to destabilize and interfere with foreign governments. Their main ways of conducting field operations are through the US Armed Forces and the Special Activities Division (SPECACT).

Military Organizations[]

These are the military organizations that the US has been or is still apart of.

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NATO The United States is a member state of NATO, which is featured as a faction in its own right in the singleplayer mode of Battlefield 2: Modern Combat. The United States is therefore presumably involved indirectly in this faction.
Flag of the United States The United States was a member state of the Allied Forces during the First and Second World War. While they are never seen as one specific faction, they are represented as each individual nation. Therefore, they are present in both World War Two era games, Battlefield 1, and Operation Aurora in Battlefield: Bad Company 2. In World War One, the US faced the Central Powers along with the other members of the Allies, which in 1917 included France, Britain, and Italy. In the Second World War, they were the primary faction of the Western Allies facing off with the Axis powers, with the US joining roughly two years after the war began in Europe.

Law Enforcement[]

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SWAT United States has close to 18,000 federal and local police departments, with many departments owning firearms to prepare for violent confrontations. Many large departments also maintain SWAT units, who use specialized equipment and tactics to deal with high-risk situations. In Battlefield Hardline, the Law Enforcement faction is a nonspecific representation of the multitude of federal and regional police forces in United States.



The 48-star flag of the United States, as used in Battlefield 1, Battlefield 1942, and Battlefield 1943.

Battlefield 1942[]

The United States appears in Battlefield 1942 as one of the Allied Powers, the United States alongside the other allied nations fights against Nazi Germany, the Kingdom of Italy, and the Empire of Japan.

The US Army is also featured in both the Battlefield 1942: The Road to Rome and Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII expansion packs, fighting the Wehrmacht and the Royal Italian Army in the former and the German Elite Forces in the latter.

Battlefield Vietnam[]

The United States appears in Battlefield Vietnam. It engages both the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army.

In Battlefield Vietnam, the United States has multiple military elements that fight alongside the Republic of Vietnam in an effort to prevent a takeover of the South by the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

Battlefield 2[]

The United States Marine Corps is featured in Battlefield 2 as a playable faction which is involved in the fictional Sino-American War with the Middle Eastern Coalition and the People's Liberation Army. They are allied with the European Union.

The US Navy SEALs is also featured in the Special Forces expansion pack,fighting against MEC Special Forces. They are allied with British SAS.

Battlefield 2: Modern Combat[]

The United States appears in Battlefield 2: Modern Combat fighting the Kazakh Conflict in multiple nations throughout the Middle East and Asia.

The United States Marine Corps fights against the People's Liberation Army and the Middle Eastern Coalition, and is allied with the European Union.

Battlefield 2142[]

The United States does not directly appear in Battlefield 2142, it is solely referenced in the SCAR 11 weapon description as being a joint development between the United States and European Union arms manufacturers.

Battlefield: Bad Company[]

The United States is depicted Battlefield: Bad Company during the fictional First Russo-American War against the Russian Federation, Middle Eastern Coalition, and the fictional country of Serdaristan. The game portrays the United States Army fighting the Russian Ground Forces, Middle Eastern Coalition, and the Serdaristani Military.

Battlefield 1943[]

The United States returns in Battlefield 1943 as a member of the Allied Powers. In Battlefield 1943, the United States Marine Corps fights the Imperial Japanese Navy in the Pacific Theater of World War II.

Battlefield: Bad Company 2[]

The United States is once again embroiled in a conflict against the Russian Federation during the Second Russo-American War in the events of Battlefield: Bad Company 2. Russia has made a large, global invasion and is closing in on the United States through both Mexico and Alaska.

Engagements revolve around the Scalar Weapon, first developed by the Empire of Japan, and later acquired/reproduced by the Russians to use on the United States for an eventual invasion of the mainland United States. After the destruction of the Scalar Weapon, the United States face an assault through Alaska and Canada.

Battlefield: Bad Company 2: Vietnam[]

In Battlefield: Bad Company 2: Vietnam, the United States Army fights against the North Vietnamese Army.

Battlefield Play4Free[]

In Battlefield Play4Free, the United States fights against the Russia.

Battlefield 3[]

The United States appears in Battlefield 3 engaging in the War of 2014 against the People's Liberation and Resistance within the Middle East. The fight against the PLR eventually erupts into a full-blown global conflict against the Russian Federation. Areas of conflict include many parts of Iran, Iraq and Paris, France. The missions Semper Fidelis and The Great Destroyer take place in in New York City.

Battlefield 4[]

In Battlefield 4, the United States is engaged in the War of 2020 against the PLA forces under the rule of Admiral Chang, as well as Russian military forces. Initially confined to China and its surrounding seas, the war expands to parts of the Middle East, Russia, South East Asia, North Korea, and Paris, France.

Battlefield Hardline[]

Although the United States military does not appear in Battlefield Hardline, the game depicts various law enforcement groups within the United States in battle with criminals across the country.

Battlefield 1[]

Main article: United States Army#Battlefield 1

The military forces of the United States appear in the base game of Battlefield 1, fighting with the allies alongside Great Britain, France, and Italy against the Central Powers, after their entry into the war in 1917. They exclusively face the German Empire on the Western Front of northern France.

Battlefield V[]

The USA appears as a faction in Battlefield V.


The United States Army, specifically the Twelfth Army Group, appears in the War Story The Last Tiger as enemies that Muller's Tank crew must fight against during the fall of Germany


The USA as a faction, also known in-game as the United States of America or United States Armed Forces[1], is available in multiplayer since being added in Tides of War Chapter Five War in the Pacific. They fight against the Imperial Japanese Army in the Pacific theater as well as Germany in Europe and North Africa. The faction name appears to reflect the varied composition of the faction, including personnel and vehicles from the US Army, Marine Corps and Navy.

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Battlefield 2042[]

In Battlefield 2042, the United States is engaged in the War of 2042 against Russia, fighting over humanity's dwindling resources.

Much like the opposing superpower, the US has had a difficult time surviving the upheaval of the 2030's. Climate change, a refugee crisis, dwindling resources, and resulting societal collapse and unrest have all likely taken their toll on the nation. While they have fared better compared to the many failed states and ruined civilizations left in the wake of the 2030's and 40's, they still appear to be struggling to reconcile with the changed world, fighting a grueling war with Russia, the other remaining superpower, for the last of the natural resources left.