Matt Cates2 days ago
Veteran Benefits, Made Easy!
Veterans Benefits, Explained Simply Money for Vets is a new, completely free online resource dedicated to finding and explaining Veteran benefits to Vets, military members, dependents, and caretakers....
Dave Smith3 days ago
D-Day Siblings Reunited 75 Years Later
On 6th June 1944, allied forces undertook what became the biggest seaborne invasion in history. In what was known at the time as "Operation Neptune," 160,000 American, British, Canadian, Australian, N...
Scott Dodgson4 days ago
Offshore Explorer Stories (Pt. 2)
There was a small wooden sign on the side road riddled with bullet holes that read "Joint United States Military Advisory Group, Thailand (JUSMAGTHAI) Straight ahead Dumb Ass." JUSMAGTHAI is located o...
How to Love a Combat Warrior with PTSD
My Grandfather was a very silent, angry man. He shouted a lot, especially at other drivers in traffic. He never hugged anyone or said, ‘I love you,’ and although I was born on the fourth of July, he n...
Dr. Williams6 days ago
The Shadow Rider
Out of the pages of history, galloping across the western plains of the Old West rides a lone crusader bringing law and order to an otherwise lawless land. With stealth and cunning many an outlaw met ...
My Review of 'Unbroken'
I am a sucker for inspirational stories so when I first heard of the movie unbroken I definitely wanted to see it. It took quite some time but I eventually got around to seeing it. I don't know what t...
Dave Smith3 days ago
D-Day Siblings Reunited 75 Years Later
On 6th June 1944, allied forces undertook what became the biggest seaborne invasion in history. In what was known at the time as "Operation Neptune," 160,000 American, British, Canadian, Australian, N...
Rachel Warren3 months 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 Brooks3 months 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 UwU6 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 Conroy8 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. Westling8 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...
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.
Dave Smith3 days ago
D-Day Siblings Reunited 75 Years Later
On 6th June 1944, allied forces undertook what became the biggest seaborne invasion in history. In what was known at the time as "Operation Neptune," 160,000 American, British, Canadian, Australian, N...
How to Love a Combat Warrior with PTSD
My Grandfather was a very silent, angry man. He shouted a lot, especially at other drivers in traffic. He never hugged anyone or said, ‘I love you,’ and although I was born on the fourth of July, he n...
Jeffrey Eatley23 days ago
The Greatest Honor
His Greatest Honor was to serve. Mine will be to tell his story. Over 50 years ago, 1967, CW4 Gordon Eatley served two tours in Vietnam as an Army helicopter pilot. It was his greatest honor to serve ...
Matt Cates2 days ago
Veteran Benefits, Made Easy!
Veterans Benefits, Explained Simply Money for Vets is a new, completely free online resource dedicated to finding and explaining Veteran benefits to Vets, military members, dependents, and caretakers....
Rachel Warren3 months 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'amore3 months 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 ...
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 Reed2 months 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 Nelson3 months 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’Brian4 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 Ryan4 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 Herman9 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. Westling10 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 Nex2 months 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 Ramsen8 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 Goulda year 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...
Jennifer White13 days ago
5 Challenges Females May Face in the Army
When I first joined the Army, I had very few ideas about what to expect. While I’m not the first in my family to enter the military, I am the first female. On top of this, the family that I did know w...
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Anita Powell2 months ago
Women in the Military
Being a woman in the military
Vagabond Bundy2 months ago
Sh!tting Tactically 101
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charlie btallent4 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 Brown6 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...
Natalie Ige13 days ago
8 Unmissable Legends of the Magnificent "Sword"
A weapon that has not only engraved itself in the most prominent pages of history, but help create it, the ceaseless symbol of "Knighthood," "Kinship," "War," and "Chivalry"—the "Sword" is one of the ...
Wendy Knighta month ago
10 Military and Veterans Organizations You Can Donate To
With thousands upon thousands of men and women in the military fighting for the safety and freedom of the United States, we must stop and take the time to express gratitude for their sacrifices. Beyon...
Bill Shaffir3 months 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...
SKYLERIZED a month ago
Reason First: Semper Fidelis, Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand once wrote that it was either “fate or irony... to be born, of all countries on Earth in the one least suitable for a fanatic of individualism, Russia.” My story is the direct opposite. Call ...
SKYLERIZED 6 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 6 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...
My Review of 'Unbroken'
I am a sucker for inspirational stories so when I first heard of the movie unbroken I definitely wanted to see it. It took quite some time but I eventually got around to seeing it. I don't know what t...
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Brian Anonymous3 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 Cain7 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...
Grant Patterson25 days ago
Launch on Warning: A Novella (Pt 4)
NOVEMBER 11 OSCAR-01 0633 HOURS LOCAL 1233 HOURS ZULU Howe rose early, his head finally feeling somewhat better. Olerud had re-bandaged it last night, and a couple of tranks had kept the guilty nightm...
Grant Pattersona month ago
Launch on Warning: A Novella (Pt 5)
48.24.57 N 101.21.29 W 1510 HOURS LOCAL 2110 HOURS ZULU The sun was weak and low in the sky by the time they began to pass the first smashed and burned buildings on the base grounds. Howe could see th...
Grant Pattersona month ago
Launch on Warning: A Novella (Pt 3)
48.24.57 N 101.21.29 W 1211 HOURS LOCAL 1811 HOURS ZULU Most people living in and around Minot AFB heard the sirens. Some more attentive and knowledgeable residents, like the off-duty crews, might hav...
Iggy Paulsen6 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. Westling9 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 Mavenful9 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...