Vagabond Bundy2 hours ago
Sh!tting Tactically 101
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P J7 days ago
7-007-70 (Part 5)
Every country has its traitors and spies. In the UK, Philby, Burgess, and Blunt are some of the better-known names of the past century. Russia has had many. Israel too has had its share. I have no wis...
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Julia Nex7 days ago
Translating Your Military Career to a Resume
Okay, you’ve made the decision that it’s time to transition from military service and start a new adventure in the “civilian world,” but how do you translate your military career into a language and s...
P J8 days ago
7-007-70 (Part 4)
A butterfly passes through several stages in its development. Egg, caterpillar, pupa, and finally a butterfly. I was soon to undergo a similar metamorphosis. My military days were coming to an end, an...
Mcdaveo Brand9 days ago
My Life in the Military
The date was February 7, 1965. I just had my 20th birthday, and the day after I was called into war. There I was, in a foxhole with a pistol on my side, and a M16 both with only 100 rounds. All of the...
P J11 days ago
7-007-70 (Part 3)
My life was about to change in ways I could never have imagined. Belonging to a secret intelligence organization suggests a lifestyle of mystique. The dictionary describes mystique as glamour, romance...
Rachel Warrena month ago
Ex Military Vets - True Stories
I have been working with ex military vets who have kindly shared their horrific war stories with me. As Soldiers... We soldier on. This was a repeated phrase used by many of our heroes. I have been co...
Tim Brooksa month ago
Kicking Pennies in the Rain
The Corps probably has—it probably had long before I’d gotten there, too—I don’t know what punishments the cadets inflict upon themselves today, but in 2002 the approved method of masochism were area ...
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Anonymous UwU5 months ago
The Art of War
The tale, as far as I know it, started in 1979. It started with Saddam Hussein. It started with conflict, with war, with struggle, hostility, bloodshed. It started with death. My grandfather, then 25 ...
Cato Conroy6 months ago
The 10 Most Disturbing Books About World War II
Two nuclear explosions. 80 million dead. More war crimes than any other event in human history. Entire continents turned upside-down. That's World War II in a nutshell. For many people, World War II i...
Morgan E. Westling6 months ago
10 Heartbreaking Books About WWII
World War II was a traumatic time in the history of the human race, but if you don't have quite the right stomach for the best war movies streaming right now, then there are many heartbreaking books a...
Nicola P. Young7 months ago
Things Your Military Recruiter Won't Tell You
Military recruiters, like any profession, are a mixed bag. Some, most even, will do their best to answer your questions honestly and give you the most accurate picture of the military that they can pr...
Divided By Duty
In a military relationship, service always comes first; what is it like to share your spouse, partner or significant other with the armed forces?
The A-List, Enlisted
Famous figures in the forces; all about the household names that spent time in uniform.
Back on the Homefront
The adjustment from active duty to civilian life is rife with joy, emotion and challenges alike. Ponder the true nature of post-army homecomings and the reality of transitioning from soldier to veteran.
SKYLERIZED 24 days ago
Pizza Box
The Rehoboth Beach, Delaware waters swelled into a blue-green splotch against the graying skies. Master Gunnery Sergeant Hamner Coral sat with his grandchildren Titan and Marietta. A fire in the corne...
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Anonymous UwU5 months ago
The Art of War
The tale, as far as I know it, started in 1979. It started with Saddam Hussein. It started with conflict, with war, with struggle, hostility, bloodshed. It started with death. My grandfather, then 25 ...
Tabatha Trigler7 months ago
Growing Up as a Military Brat
I grew up as an Air Force brat, my father was a fighter pilot and my mother dedicated her life to taking care of the children. Both of their sacrifices have led me to the place I am now. While I was n...
Rachel Warrena month ago
Ex Military Vets - True Stories
I have been working with ex military vets who have kindly shared their horrific war stories with me. As Soldiers... We soldier on. This was a repeated phrase used by many of our heroes. I have been co...
Jus L'amorea month ago
10 Easy Ways You Can Help Veterans
Freedom is something many Americans take for granted, but for every day we enjoy our freedom is a day a military member has served fighting for it. Whether they are active soldiers or veterans, these ...
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Brittany D3 months ago
Why You Should Appreciate a Veteran
Our country depends on security. It depends on this because if we are vulnerable to attack or defeat, we fracture. Being in the military is not an assigned career. It's a choice that men and women mak...
Kenans Caune2 years ago
Of War
Also, known as the Prince of the Brigade, Tommy Prince was a Native American who was born in Manitoba, Canada in 1914. Tommy at an early age was forced to drop out of elementary school to feed his 11 ...
Aaron Loftin2 years ago
Julius Caesar and the Historiography of the Battle of Alesia
Many historians have said that out of his entire life time, his best military achievement in Gaul was winning the Battle of Alesia. What makes this feat extraordinary is the scale and determination of the battle’s two opposing sides, but in what way did Caesar describe the battle of Alesia? On the side of the Gallic armies, an Arverni man named Vercingetorix led a rebellion against Rome bringing many of the tribes of Gaul together in a united front. Being that Gaul was a Roman province and Juliu...
Dominic Martin2 years ago
Are Aircraft Carriers Needed in Today's Modern Navies?
On Monday, June 26, HMS Queen Elizabeth finally set sail for testing after years of setbacks. While HMS Queen Elizabeth is being tested in the North Sea, there is a huge possibility that Russia will b...
Jonathan Reed20 days ago
Without Them
They stood shoulder to shoulder, ten men in a line, hands pressed to their foreheads performing a salute. After 75 years their salute was slower, their balance aided by walking sticks, their sight som...
Jacob Nelsona month ago
Bloodiest War in History
WWII, the second World War, was a global war where all the great powers chose between two alliances—the allies or the axis. This war lasted a total of six years from 1939 to 1945.
Jimmy O’Brian3 months ago
Alsace: Episode Two
A German World War two pilot sprints across a field headed towards a low stone French farm house. It’s evening and the sun has set under the horizon but still casts a blue and purple light, which disp...
Jack Ryan2 months ago
How Powerful Is the Royal Navy?
Many years ago, the Royal Navy was deemed to be the most formidable fighting force in the world with many ships in its arsenal ready to be mobilised. Ships such as the HMS Victory (which is the oldest...
George Herman7 months ago
Things People Don't Tell You About Life in the Navy
Though there are tales as old as time, being in the military is one of those "you have to see to believe" life experiences. It's impossible to realistically imagine life in the Navy unless you've live...
Morgan E. Westling8 months ago
How to Prepare for Joining the Navy
Joining the Navy is a huge decision for anyone to make. For most men and women making this choice, going through the enlistment process is their first experience as an adult after receiving their high...
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Julia Nex7 days ago
Translating Your Military Career to a Resume
Okay, you’ve made the decision that it’s time to transition from military service and start a new adventure in the “civilian world,” but how do you translate your military career into a language and s...
Patty Ramsen6 months ago
10 Civilian Jobs Similar to Military Life
When you leave the military, you may be worried about your transition to regular civilian jobs. However, there are civilian jobs similar to military life that won’t be too much of an uprooting for you...
Brad Gould10 months ago
10 Traits Military Recruiters Look for in Potential Soldiers
So you may want to join the military? Bravery, courage, hard work, and selflessness are just some character traits that you can expect military recruiters to look for when they are assessing whether o...
Vagabond Bundy2 hours ago
Sh!tting Tactically 101
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Tim Brooksa month ago
Kicking Pennies in the Rain
The Corps probably has—it probably had long before I’d gotten there, too—I don’t know what punishments the cadets inflict upon themselves today, but in 2002 the approved method of masochism were area ...
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charlie btallent2 months ago
The Top Four Fearsome Blades Used By Special Forces
Many people have a sort of love/hate relationship with all kinds of weapons in general. They do find them fascinating to look at from a distance, but to get them to touch or wield a sword or gun would...
Buddy Brown5 months ago
10 Gifts That Help Support Veteran Organizations
Anyone who has been watching the national budget getting passed can tell you that veteran care is grossly underfunded. For all the work veterans do, Uncle Sam simply doesn't want to take care of them ...
Jesse Kinneya year ago
10 Tactical Folding Knives for Survival & Self-Defense
Whatever your situation is, whether you want to join the military, you're an active member of the military, or just in the market for survival gear, you'll want to look into the best possible equipmen...
Bill Shaffira month ago
The 10 Best Subscription Boxes for Military Wives
There is no question that the military forces of the United States are the strongest in the world. It is a badge most Americans wear with honor, and that fact is especially true among those who are af...
Bill Shaffir2 months ago
10 Ways to Help Military Wives Out
The military family community is a close-knit one in most areas; however, if there aren't a lot of military families where you're living, the life of a military wife is going to be an even more diffic...
Michelle Estevez3 months ago
10 Best Gifts for Military Wives
When it comes to marrying the love of your life, there is a certain layer of magic that comes with knowing you'll have a partner by your side through thick and thin. However, the promise of standing s...
SKYLERIZED 4 months ago
Motarded
A fire truck red pickup truck with chrome around the fenders and dual exhaust pipes roared to a stop at the Marine Corps Recruiting Station in Newark, Delaware. Private First Class Klyde Bakeman hoppe...
SKYLERIZED 5 months ago
For His Self-Interest
Pickup trucks by the dozens bombarded the gates. Personnel guarding those premises fell by gunfire and rocket-propelled grenade attacks. Barriers moved out of the way of the trucks once the men had em...
SKYLERIZED 5 months ago
Let the Machine Activate
A rain fell on the Marine outpost at the Dover Air Force Base, in Dover Delaware. Night had fallen and the rain came down in steady sheets. Corporals Regina Marigold and Shana Fisker sat in a duty veh...
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Brian Anonymous2 months ago
My Review of 'Dunkirk'
I've been meaning to watch Dunkirk for a long time but never got to it until this week. I remember seeing the trailer way back when. It was a super long trailer with a whole bunch of soldiers on a doc...
Robert Cain5 months ago
'The Resistance Banker' (Bankier Van Het Verzet) Movie Review
Released: 11th September 2018 (Netflix following a Netherlands March release) Length: 123 Minutes Certificate: 15 Director: Joram Lürsen Starring: Barry Atsma, Jacob Derwig, Pierre Bokma, Fockeline Ou...
Best Veterans Day Movies of All Time
Veterans Day is observed annually on November 11 in the United States and serves to honor all those who have served in the US Armed Forces. This holiday originated as Armistice Day (a holiday still ce...
SKYLERIZED 5 months ago
Their Own Selfish Lives Part II: Careerism
Judge Advocate General, Lieutenant General Larca Wells sat down in her leather chair. Major General Magdalene McCorkell and Lieutenant Colonel Hendra Rizzano stood rigid at the position of attention. ...
Paul Barker7 months ago
Everything You Need to Know Before Joining the Air Force
Enlisting in the United States armed forces is a serious commitment that requires a conscientious decision-making process. If you're thinking about joining the Air Force, it's a good idea to inform yo...
Dominic Martina year ago
Are Airborne Forces Fundamentally Flawed as an Instrument of Strategy?
Many states around the world have airborne units, but it’s not often that they are used in airborne operations in modern warfare. So, what is the need for airborne forces? Are they fundamentally flawe...
Iggy Paulsen4 months ago
10 Ways You Can Honor a Veteran
A veteran is not your average person. They are people who heard the call to duty and stepped up to meet the challenge. Despite knowing that they may end up paying the ultimate price, they went ahead a...
Morgan E. Westling7 months ago
Ways to Reintegrate into Society After Deployment
When a military family member returns home from a deployment cycle, it is understandable for everyone to be both anxious and excited. However, what family members may not realize is that when service ...
Mike Mavenful7 months ago
Military Routines Every Civilian Should Do
Simplifying your life and creating a routine can help you accomplish goals and get more done, which is something we could all benefit from. Well, it is no secret that the marine corps has special tips...