Fred Eugene Park8 hours ago
10 Signs You Were in the Military
As a major military force in the world for many decades and a number of generations, the United States has many active soldiers and veterans who have served their country with honor and pride. Though ...
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...
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,...
Gregory Fuentes6 days ago
Sam Houston Against Disunion
Have you ever had an unpopular opinion? Here's a famous one from Texas. Sam Houston stands with his convictions to have Texas remain as a part of the Union States. The uproars of those who seek to sep...
Brittany Knight6 days 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....
Laney O'Hare6 days 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...
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 Hollis13 days 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 Ricea month 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! ...
Hannah Johnsona month ago
I Loved Every Minute of Being a Military Brat
My dad was already in the military before he met my mom. He was a jet engine mechanic, and he was stationed in Maine when he met my mom. They met at a bar called The Barking Spider. I don’t know if th...
Michelle Stonea month ago
Advice About Joining the Military
A couple days ago I had a cousin that I don’t often talk to reach out to me on Facebook. After pleasantries she got to the real reason she sparked our conversation asked me if I could do her a favor. ...
Jesse Kinney2 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...
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.
Shelby Alberts10 days ago
Being an Army Wife: We Serve Too
When thinking “Army” or any branch of military service, most civilians think war, deployments, and foreign countries. Most of the time the realities of the military lifestyle go unnoticed thanks to so...
Riley Raul Reese17 days ago
Why Do So Many Families Have Military Traditions?
In my family, we have a tradition involving passing a US flag down from generation to generation. The recipient of the flag has to be a person who served in the US military. When a generation comes th...
Cato Conroy25 days ago
10 Signs You're a Military Wife
When you marry a service member, you're not just marrying your partner. Whether you like it or not, you are marrying into a lifestyle and you're marrying into the massive community known as the milita...
Alan Russell8 days 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...
Haylee Hadaway22 days ago
Military Wife Veteran
Being in the Navy was mentally, physically, emotionally draining. It also was very rewarding and gave me a sense of pride. No one can take away or credit themselves for my accomplishments. I worked my...
10 Things You Should Never Say to a Veteran
In the United States, there are over two million military services members including active and reserve forces, but there are more than twenty million living veterans, with the oldest among them havin...
Jennifer Yorka month 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 ...
Gregory Fuentes6 days ago
Sam Houston Against Disunion
Have you ever had an unpopular opinion? Here's a famous one from Texas. Sam Houston stands with his convictions to have Texas remain as a part of the Union States. The uproars of those who seek to sep...
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Patrick Hollis13 days 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 ...
Why My Lai?
In March 16, 1968, American army units, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 11th Brigade, and the Americal Division killed between 347 to 504 unarmed Vietnamese civilians of all ag...
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'Hare6 days 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...
Dane Kunes25 days ago
Being Jewish in the US Military
My first experience of Jewish life in the military came early, and in the form of a person: a Naval Chaplain, tasked with tending to the spiritual needs of the several hundred recruits in my barracks....
Brad Gould2 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 Shaffir2 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 Martinez3 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 ...
Jonathan Bowler12 days 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...
Iraqi Coffee
I often joked after my 12 months “In Country” that I was on the brink of diabetes, after a few months of back to back meetings with the Iraqi Army (IA), and IP’s. Fortunately, that was not the case; d...
“When the Smoke Starts to Clear...”
Mission Critical SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) for besties (mejores amigos/amgias)- Code blue/Código Azul: Los amigos (o amigas). Friendship sustaining activities/chats. Ex. include: Lunch/coffe...
Jesse Kinney6 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 Marley6 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 Kinney6 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 DeJesus6 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 Bond6 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. Lello6 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...
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 Frasera month 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 Porterson4 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 Kinney2 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 Pace2 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 Kinney2 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...
Dominic Martin2 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 Boniface3 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 ...
Patrick Boniface3 months ago
Aerial Combat Ace: Rene Paul Fonck
The title of best of the Allied pilots in World War One rests on the shoulders of Frenchman Colonel Rene Paul Fonck, who succeeded in destroying 75 enemy aircraft during the conflict. In the confusion...
Brittany Knight6 days 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 Ricea month 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! ...
Things You Should Know Before Meeting the Military Recruiter
Are you aware of what you need to know before meeting the military recruiter? Many potential recruits have no idea. They expect their recruiter to tell them everything. It doesn't work that way, howev...