Hi,
I am writing an essay and can't find any information on rather I must capitalize the word "army" in all cases.
What do you think?
Vicki
Hi, I am writing an essay and can't find any information on rather I must capitalize the word "army" in all cases. What do you think?

I think not.
The rule is not absolutely clear, but you shouldn't get in trouble if you only capitalize "army" when it the name of a specific group of soldiers.
United States Army or
Fourth Army (a subdivision of the US Army) but
The invading army or
An army of fierce warriors
You might also want to search for "army" at
and see what some of the dictionaries recommend. Try Merriam-Webster and American Heritage, among others.

Bob Lieblich
Who works for the US Navy
Hi, I am writing an essay and can't find any ... the word "army" in all cases. What do you think?

I think not. The rule is not absolutely clear, but you shouldn't get in trouble if you only capitalize "army" ... of the dictionaries recommend. Try Merriam-Webster and American Heritage, among others. Bob Lieblich Who works for the US Navy

Thanks very much, Bob.
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Hi, I am writing an essay and can't find any information on rather I must capitalize the word "army" in all cases. What do you think?

Only in upper case.

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The rule is not absolutely clear, but you shouldn't get in trouble if you only capitalize "army" when it the ... Army or Fourth Army (a subdivision of the US Army) but The invading army or An army of fierce warriors

Just to elaborate for Vicki, sometimes the word, though standing alone, refers to a specific army (in the country from which I am writing, to the Army of the United States). So you might get "the Army recruiter", or "a spokesman for the Army" or "the Army-McCarthy hearings".
Gary Williams