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George washington biography - biography of the first american president of the united states the father of our country. The military career of george washington spans over forty years of service and includes a promotion over one hundred and seventy five years after his death washington's service can be broken in two periods (french and indian war and the american revolution) with service in three different armed forces (british army, continental army, united states army. Military training when george washington was eight, he watched his older step-brother, lawrence join the british navy and become a commissioned captain with excitement and admiration young george watched the drilling and preparations his brother and his comrades at arms made for war washington's enthusiasm for the military developed and strengthened. George washington's early military career (1754-1758)—during the seven years' war—was not uniformly successful in his first battle, he and his men were ambushed and forced to surrender fort necessity on the pennsylvania frontier. Watch video george washington was born on february 22, 1732, in westmoreland county, virginia washington served as a general and commander-in-chief of the colonial armies during the american revolution, and later became the first president. As gilbert stuart's george washington lansdowne portrait travels early military career a congressman summed up washington’s life in a phrase reechoed.
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