Paul Barkera day 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...
Bill Shaffir3 days ago
How Common is Sexual Assault in the Military?
When the Department of Defense decided to track data on sexual assault in the military, they were overwhelmed with requests for the data to be made available to the public. The United States military,...
George Herman5 days 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...
Mike Mavenful7 days 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...
Armistice 100: Why War Is a Seemingly Irreplaceable Part of Our Species
Today marks exactly a century since the end of the First World War. In Ferdinand Foch's railway carriage in the Forest of Compiègne, about 37 miles (60 km) north of Paris, the bloodiest conflict in hu...
Shandi Pace9 days ago
1968: The Height of the Vietnam War
It’s pretty much impossible to talk about 1968 without mentioning the Vietnam War. An issue that plagued Lyndon Johnson’s presidency, the Vietnam War, reached its peak at the start of the year. It’s d...
Bill Shaffir3 days ago
How Common is Sexual Assault in the Military?
When the Department of Defense decided to track data on sexual assault in the military, they were overwhelmed with requests for the data to be made available to the public. The United States military,...
Skye Hartman14 days ago
My American Heroes
As Remembrance Day nears us in 2018, I want to take some time to honor the veterans in my life. I didn't know the men in the picture above very well, but the impact they've had on my family is indelib...
Carolena Trissel24 days ago
10 Tips for Military Spouses on Your First Deployment
Your husband or wife is gone and you feel like you've been left behind. Scratch that attitude! In order to survive deployment, you’re going to need to keep a positive attitude. There will be lots of s...
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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Patrick Hollis2 months ago
Protesting the Vietnam War
The Vietnam War was arguably one of the most controversial wars of the 20th century. The conflict was as significant in the streets of the USA as it was in the rice patties of Vietnam. Americans were ...
Jessika Rice2 months ago
How to Survive a Military Relationship
It’s hard. A long-distance military relationship is hard. There is no other way to put it. One of the things you have to ask yourself, though, is, Is it all worth it? In my case, heck yeah it was/is! ...
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.
Skye Hartman14 days ago
My American Heroes
As Remembrance Day nears us in 2018, I want to take some time to honor the veterans in my life. I didn't know the men in the picture above very well, but the impact they've had on my family is indelib...
Denise Williams17 days ago
Surviving My Life as a Military Wife
In 2009, I married the love of my life! He is charming, funny, a great listener, and the best friend I've ever had in life. We still get each other, even after eleven years of wedded bliss. It hasn't ...
Carolena Trissel24 days ago
10 Tips for Military Spouses on Your First Deployment
Your husband or wife is gone and you feel like you've been left behind. Scratch that attitude! In order to survive deployment, you’re going to need to keep a positive attitude. There will be lots of s...
Getting Lost...
I’m not sure whether it was the mini-movie marathon, the introspective sounds of the late, great Fela Kuti, or a combination of the two, but I recently realized that I had suppressed some memories fro...
Chantell Schulz16 days ago
Silver Lining of War
War, war is such a destructive event. Sadly, this world has to encounter it so often. I can hardly think it's so loud. Mortars and cannons fire left and right. My friends, who were once beside me, are...
Alan Russella month ago
R212178—Russell
Closing up my late Dad’s home has involved sorting through piles and piles of paperwork. There were folders of bank statements, tax returns, utility bills and letters. All of the bureaucratic detritus...
Jennifer York2 months ago
John A. Rawlins
Prudence: Do you not find sometimes, as if those things were vanquished, which at other times are your perplexity? —John Bunyan, Pilgrim's Progress The complicated, historically important relationship...
Jennifer Yorka year ago
Custer's Last Stand Museum
In the little town of Garryowen, Montana, there's a small museum with a big past. This was the site of the famed Battle of the Little Bighorn. Garryowen sits on what used to be the camp of Sioux chief...
Kenans Caunea year 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 ...
Armistice 100: Why War Is a Seemingly Irreplaceable Part of Our Species
Today marks exactly a century since the end of the First World War. In Ferdinand Foch's railway carriage in the Forest of Compiègne, about 37 miles (60 km) north of Paris, the bloodiest conflict in hu...
Shandi Pace9 days ago
1968: The Height of the Vietnam War
It’s pretty much impossible to talk about 1968 without mentioning the Vietnam War. An issue that plagued Lyndon Johnson’s presidency, the Vietnam War, reached its peak at the start of the year. It’s d...
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Patrick Hollis11 days ago
The Media in the Vietnam War
The Vietnam War is often referred to as the first televised war. Never had so many journalists been on the ground in a hostile nation. Before Vietnam journalists were viewed as propaganda weapons for ...
George Herman5 days 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...
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...
Laney O'Harea month ago
The Scorned Sailor
A man had two women in his life. One of them was his beloved girlfriend, the other a longtime family friend. He cared and cherished them both. They each held a special place in his heart. However, his...
Brad Gould3 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...
Bill Shaffir3 months ago
Things to Consider When Deciding to Join the US Military
If you're thinking about serving in the military, congratulations on considering such a big and important step in your life! However, are you fully prepared for military life? Do you have any misconce...
Felix Martinez4 months ago
Lucas Group’s National Hiring Conference
We never know what life has in store for us. We remember our hopes and dreams for a job (i.e., fireman, astronaut or others) we sought to achieve as children. Unfortunately, not everyone gets to have ...
The Desert's for Startin' Over
I finally cheated on my diet. After about a month and a half of vigorously avoiding meat, the inevitable happened. Sadly, it wasn’t even something sexy, like most of us “Broccoli Heads” cheat with. In...
Ferguson Huntera month ago
Ordinary Men
As the bullets slammed into the side of his vehicle; Team Leader Chris called into his radio: “Hello Zero, this is Charlie One Two, Contact, Wait Out.” Releasing the Press To Talk (PTT) on the radio m...
Jonathan Bowlera month ago
From Frontlines to Heavy Books
“INCOMING! GET ON THE FLOOR!” This is how nearly all military movies portray war. You are sleeping in your bunk/cot/bed, and suddenly someone is screaming to get down. Perhaps in the very beginning of...
Jesse Kinney7 months 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...
Rowan Marley7 months ago
Best Military Boots for Flat Feet
It's a well-known fact that having flat feet can be one of the things that disqualify you from joining the Armed Forces. Many people who want to join the National Guard are actually turned away becaus...
Jesse Kinney7 months ago
Best Military Smartwatches on the Market
If you're anything like me, everyone around you has a smartwatch, raved about it, and annoyed you to the point where you had to get one too. Or maybe you're in the "annoyer" category and forced a frie...
Tristan DeJesus7 months ago
So You (May) Want to Join the Military
Thinking about joining the armed services or about serving your country? Here is a 19-year-old with quite some experience grappling with becoming a new member of the military, adapting to this lifesty...
Greg Bond7 months ago
Best Military Surplus Online Stores
There are so many stores that sell military/army-inspired clothing as a form of fashion, like camo-designed shirts, hats, jackets, combat boots, coats with army patches, and anything else that's relat...
A. Lello8 months ago
Deployment Playlist for the 'Alternative' Army Spouse...
Now that I'm done with what is hopefully the worst of my crying episodes over my husbands absence in our dark and lovely home with Robert Smith and PJ Harvey blasting; I've compiled a list of songs fo...
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Kenny Karahutaa month ago
Marine
Marine By: Kenaniah L.M. Karahuta Friday; October 12th, 2018 A marine never lies, never cheats, never steals. A marine never compromises or gives up the fight. Lacking in the ability to accept defeat,...
Elizabeth Fraser2 months ago
The Hurt of the Silenced
I am a Marine. I haven’t been in for too long and yet I have managed to see so many flaws in the system. My greatest concerns surround assault. By assault, I mean rape. I was assaulted in January of 2...
James Porterson5 months ago
How To Prepare for Joining the Marines
Deciding to join the military is a huge commitment. Deciding to join the U.S. Marines is an even bigger one, even with all the myths about the Marines that civilians believe. With the most stringent p...
Jesse Kinney3 months ago
10 Gory War Movies on Netflix
Despite removing some of their best titles in the war genre, Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge and Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan come to mind, there is still an abundance of gory war movies on Netfl...
Shandi Pace3 months ago
'Dunkirk' Changes the Game: One Year Later
Dunkirk isn’t your typical war movie, but it’s certainly Christopher Nolan at his best. It's been a little over a year since the release of this epic wartime masterpiece and it's time to dive into wha...
Jesse Kinney3 months ago
Best Military Movies 2018
The best military movies often share a set of similar themes. Some of the most popular in these films include sacrifice, loyalty, commitment, and perseverance. However, what sets the best apart from t...
Paul Barkera day 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 Martin4 months 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...
Patrick Boniface4 months ago
Aerial Combat Ace: Werner Voss
Had Werner Voss survived the legendary dogfight on September 23, 1917 he could have gone on to rival his friend and colleague Richthofen as the greatest of all German World War One combat aces. As it ...
Mike Mavenful7 days 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...
Brittany Knighta month ago
How to Survive Military Relationships
OK, so your S.O. (significant other) is in the military. First, I'd like to thank you for choosing to embark on this crazy journey! Second, you go Glen Coco. Being in a relationship can be tough work....
Jessika Rice2 months ago
How to Survive a Military Relationship
It’s hard. A long-distance military relationship is hard. There is no other way to put it. One of the things you have to ask yourself, though, is, Is it all worth it? In my case, heck yeah it was/is! ...