Matt G16 hours ago
Shipping APO/AE
Military Mail is a vital communication link with members of our armed forces. All Military Mail is treated as domestic mail, even if the destination is a foreign country. This means that even though t...
C.C. Curtisa day ago
The Reasons Soldiers Hate on the Marines Will Shock You
All of the United States Armed Forces are there to protect and serve the country. Through battles and wars, these individuals who are enlisted in the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force,...
Sean Patrick2 days ago
Movie Review: '12 Strong'
The story of the Horse Soldiers of Afghanistan in the wake of the September 11th attack is pretty damn remarkable. As told in 12 Strong, 12 American soldiers became the first American soldiers to hit ...
Jayres Green3 days ago
Hell's Memory
Two nights have passed since Private Douglas was gunned down, nearly sawed in half by the relentless wave of lead raining down on us. He is gone, yet, I sit here watching his chest rise and fall as if...
Cato Conroy3 days ago
Things All Recruits Should Know Before Becoming a Sniper
Sniper. Just the word alone suggests something terrifying—a person whose keen eye, steady hand, and ghost-like ability to hide in wait makes them capable of killing a person without a trace. As far as...
George Nekilan4 days ago
Best Songs from War Movies All Soldiers Should Know
War movies as a whole have so much meaning behind them. Even though they're based on wars, they're also about the individual soldiers who were significantly involved in these wars. We know that going ...
C.C. Curtisa day ago
The Reasons Soldiers Hate on the Marines Will Shock You
All of the United States Armed Forces are there to protect and serve the country. Through battles and wars, these individuals who are enlisted in the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force,...
Brooke Clarke9 days ago
Military Wife Life
The morning of my husband's deployment wasn't like any other morning. The house was filled with sadness as we prepared for that night where we would say see you later and give our last kiss for nine m...
Ryan Epps17 days ago
Arts in the Armed Forces: Setting the Stage in Service of Our Defenses
Bringing theatrical entertainment to the military and its myriad of families worldwide, Arts in the Armed Forces is a nonprofit organization that seeks to join two seemingly separate communities on on...
Kevin Simpson17 days ago
Books Recommended by the US Military for Aspiring Soldiers
Joining the military and becoming a good soldier is about more than just being physically fit and tough. The military also wants their soldiers to be intelligent and well versed in military history. T...
Jake Pine25 days ago
Questions to Ask Before Joining the Air Force
When thinking about what military branch to enlist in, many people tend to overlook the Air Force. There are a few reasons for this, chief among them being the lack of all time great war movies dealin...
Best War Movies Streaming Right Now
Streaming services are all the rage for movie and TV nowadays. Most people are subscribers of at least one streaming service, if not multiple (I am). Naturally, these streaming services, whether they ...
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.
Brooke Clarke9 days ago
Military Wife Life
The morning of my husband's deployment wasn't like any other morning. The house was filled with sadness as we prepared for that night where we would say see you later and give our last kiss for nine m...
The Veteran
The time was 9:59 PM. The phone rang and I answered reluctantly with heartbreak and fear. My father has had a stroke and any remaining piece of him is gone. I guess it’s time for a little family histo...
Lindsey Allena month ago
Losing Yourself
The most important person in your life has seemingly and suddenly vanished. You said goodbye to him, you gave him a kiss and a hug and left with ten long weeks of waiting stretched between your next m...
Adrian Scott10 days ago
Simple Ways Veterans with PTSD Can Get Help
There are plenty of ways veterans with PTSD can get help, and starting anywhere is a start to be proud of. Coping with such an invasive disorder such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is draining, lif...
Shamus Roan16 days ago
Unsung Heroes
Rain came down in sheets, soaking everything it could at this time of year it was not expected. My colleague and I were working the front desk when a familiar face popped in, drenched but smiling. The...
Natasha Santos16 days ago
5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Joining the Army
Five things I wish I knew before joining the army:
Jennifer York5 months 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 Caune5 months 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 Loftin5 months 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...
Dr. Ethan Levi19 days ago
The Longest Wars in Human History
The longest wars in human history raged for hundreds of years. Conflicts over territory, religion, and ideals have spurred the most intense fighting this world has ever seen, and this list names but a...
Brad Goulda month ago
History of the Army-Navy Football Rivalry
When one thinks of the biggest rivalries in sports, some storied rivalries and classic games come to mind. Baseball has Yankees-Red Sox, the NBA has Celtics-Lakers, the NFL has Bears-Packers, college ...
Kevin Finna month ago
The Bloodiest Battles Fought in American History
America has been mixed up in some particularly bloody conflicts over the centuries, engaging in many battles with a jaw-dropping number of fatalities. Generally, America has lost far less soldiers dur...
Kristin Jonesa month ago
Hello, Bootcamp
We talked about it six months prior. I had six months to mentally and physically prepare myself. I knew what I was getting myself into and that it would be hard. Every day for six months I knew Decemb...
Kyrabe Storiesa month ago
Navy: My First Man Overboard Experience
I was a part of a helicopter squadron attached to the U.S.S Dwight D. Eisenhower aircraft carrier. Our motto was, “We Rescue. We Protect. We Deliver.” I never thought about how much weight those words...
A Christmas Surprise
I'm a Canadian Military Navy spouse. My hubby-to-be has been away training for the past five months, and in that time I've seen him less than 13 days total (a day and a half at a time). Talk about a l...
Cato Conroy3 days ago
Things All Recruits Should Know Before Becoming a Sniper
Sniper. Just the word alone suggests something terrifying—a person whose keen eye, steady hand, and ghost-like ability to hide in wait makes them capable of killing a person without a trace. As far as...
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Brian Taylora month ago
Handling Finances in the Military — A Personal Account
Whenever you think of what life is like in the military, what comes to mind first? Is it the assumed thrill of a firefight? Perhaps the excitement of seeing massive explosions? Or maybe you simply thi...
Katie Berkenpas2 months ago
You Can't Control Everything
When I was a junior in high school, I decided that I wanted to join the military. My family was more than a little hesitant at first. I had previously wanted to be a veterinarian, and they couldn't un...
Jayres Green3 days ago
Hell's Memory
Two nights have passed since Private Douglas was gunned down, nearly sawed in half by the relentless wave of lead raining down on us. He is gone, yet, I sit here watching his chest rise and fall as if...
Josh Napper20 days ago
Fly High Sir
I just want to dedicate this to a man who I’ve never met yet I feel like he’s right beside me. I know he’s looking down at me, hopefully with a smile and nod of approval. But I must say I'm sorry that I let you down sir, cause I boarded the plane back to Michigan and left her down in Missouri. I made the promise to take care of her and to protect her from evil as best as I can, yet I have no idea how I'm supposed to keep that, and I haven’t found a way since I came back home and she's 589 miles ...
Taylor Markariana month ago
Benefits of Being an Army Recruiter
Being an army recruiter might not seem glamorous, but this position offers more perks than you would think. When an army recruiter goes out to talk to people and future army prospects, they have value...
Jake Pine21 days ago
The Most Powerful Military Nations in the World in 2017
The most powerful military nations in the world in 2017 are determined by a number of factors, with the two most relevant being budget and active personnel. Who spends the most is a good rule of thumb...
Iain Bakera month ago
In Defence of the Tank # 4: WW2 - Part 1
In the last article we explored tanks and armoured warfare in the First World War. We also explored the first anti-armour weapons and tactics. Tank technology developed rapidly in the inter war years,...
George Nekilan3 months ago
Complete Civilians Guide to Military Watches
How do you think those in the military view navigation, coordinate tactical maneuvers, or even estimate ranges? Built to outlast the toughest events, wether it be dirt, grime, tough climates, and even...
Kevin Simpson23 days ago
Biggest Military Stories of 2017 that Captivated Americans
2017 was a big year for breaking news and stories, and the military was no exception to these big stories. 2017 gave the armed forces a new commander-in-chief and a litany of other stories hit front p...
Will Mowatta month ago
Weirdest Weapons Ever Used in Actual Fights
Violence is the brightest thread that runs through human history. Thousands of years and countless resources have been spent developing ever more efficient means of murder. The first person to ever pi...
Lauren Gonzalez2 months ago
A Service of Love
Dating has always been a wonderfully complicated experience people experience in their lives. New relationships make your heart race with anticipation and wonder, and those of us who've experienced a ...
Stephen Cleary18 days ago
What Are the Requirements for Joining the Marine Corps?
The requirements for joining the US Marine Corps are not extensive or complicated. However, when considering this path in life, it's important to become acknowledged in the first steps toward doing so...
Erika Solazzoa month ago
It's Finally Time
“Please, I need you here to tell me everything will be alright.” “Jesse, are you alright?” He stayed silent. But Chelsea knew something was wrong. Jesse was rarely this quiet. As she went to put her a...
Hannah Beatona month ago
To the College Girl Dating a Military Man
We Marine Corps girlfriends have been lying to you. We tell you that while our recruit is in boot camp it gets easier. That’s not true. It never gets easier. You learn how to cope with how you are fee...
Sean Patrick2 days ago
Movie Review: '12 Strong'
The story of the Horse Soldiers of Afghanistan in the wake of the September 11th attack is pretty damn remarkable. As told in 12 Strong, 12 American soldiers became the first American soldiers to hit ...
Matthew Kresal10 days ago
Review: By Dawn's Early Light (1990)
The Cold War and the ever-looming threat of nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union inspired many works of its time. These included films that explored just how a nuclear war might ...
Kevin Simpson13 days ago
Military Movies That Deserve a Sequel in 2018
War movies can be one of the most successful genres at the box office and critically. Americans love seeing the tales of heroism in war played out on the big screen. While most military movies are bas...