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11 Best Military Tactical Watches
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Stephen Cleary23 days ago
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Why is the American flag backward on military uniforms? A question that is asked more often than you think, why would every solider's uniform be wrong? Though it might look wrong, it is not. And the r...
Adrian Scotta month ago
How To Join the Military Police in the Marine Corps
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Donald Gray2 months ago
Most Feared War Criminals in the World
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Jenni Beavera month ago
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I was eight years old. It was probably a sunny day, I lived in Florida, after all. I came home from school and ran to my room like always and started the treacherous homework all second graders were c...
Annie Colemana month ago
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A Speck of Hope
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Stephen Clearya month ago
Tips for Managing Transition Stress for Service Members
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Rachel Blanchard2 months ago
7 Assumptions Female Veterans Hate
Veterans in general are amazing individuals who risked their lives serving our country and believing in our freedom. Going out there into battle and facing horrifying events, all veterans should defin...
Jennifer York8 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 Caune8 months ago
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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 Loftin8 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...
The Rwandan Genocide
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Adrian Scott19 days ago
10 Amazing Ways Troops Celebrate the Holidays in Afghanistan
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As America continues to suffer from the bloat of its military industrial complex and countless veterans suffering from PTSD, its citizenry reevaluates America's relationship with empire and playing at...
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Things to Consider When Deciding Whether to Join the Navy
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Rowan Marley2 months ago
Largest Naval Bases in the World
If there's one thing that America really, truly seems to love, it's showing off how much we spend on our military. Over the years, our military has become one of the most powerful in the world—and has...
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Adrian Scott25 days ago
10 of the Best Military Schools in the US
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Lorraine Woiaka month ago
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Donald Gray2 months ago
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Adrian Scotta month ago
How To Join the Military Police in the Marine Corps
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Donald Gray2 months ago
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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...
J.N. Lira4 months ago
What's It Like to Have a Significant Other in the Air Force?
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If your aspiration is to lead US soldiers, perhaps even into combat, then going to West Point is a great choice for you. You’ll have your tuition, room, and board, and health insurance covered. You’ll...
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