The United States of America is a world superpower. Lying on the North American Continent, the U.S.A. consists of 50 states along with a number of territories. The Ghosts are a special forces unit in the country's military.
The country is a democracy and is led by an elected president. In 2011 the country had an unstable democracy.
USSOCOM is at Fort MacDill Airbase in Florida.
In 2013, Mexican rebel units breached the border along El Paso before the crisis was averted by Captain Scott Mitchell of Ghost Recon.
- David Bowers was the president in the 2007 timeline. Although Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon series says that James Ballantine is President in 2013/2014, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist has Patricia Caldwell get re-elected during that time-frame. In Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon novel, in 2011 there is said to be a male president implied to be Ballantine, but going by the larger Tom Clancy universe timeline, it should be Caldwell, a woman. Additionally, both Daniel Sullivan and David Becerra are said to be President in 2021, the former in Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. and the latter in Tom Clancy's EndWar.