Patrick Boniface20 minutes ago
Aerial Combat Ace: Philip Fletcher Fullard
Military aviation in the First World War was in its infancy and the history of the conflict is filled with accounts of men who should have achieved greatness but for that moment of pure bad luck, one ...
Peter P19 hours ago
'12 Strong' (2018)
This is Afghanistan. Graveyard of many empires. Today you are our friend, tomorrow you are our enemy. It won’t be any different for you. Soon America will become just another tribe here. You will be c...
Aerial Combat Ace: Joseph Christopher McConnell Jr.
Many American aerial aces started their careers during the Second World War and ended them in the heat and conversely the harsh cold of the Korean peninsula, one such pilot was Joseph Christopher McCo...
Sailor Dream
On March 20th 2018, I left to RTC Great Lakes. This was the day that my longtime dreams of becoming a United States sailor began. I went through weeks of training I know everything there is to know ab...
Felix Martinez4 days 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 ...
Aerial Combat Ace: Ernst Udet
Many of the great wartime pilots of the First World War that survived those four years of savage conflict would go on to serve in the Second World War; but some like Ernst Udet, were unprepared for th...
Patrick Boniface12 days ago
Aerial Combat Ace: Douglas Bader
He may not have downed the most German aircrafts but the legend that has emerged around Douglas Bader through the film Reach for the Sky continues to this day. He personified the air of invincibility ...
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If you are someone who counts on veteran family benefits, you should pay close attention to the current political atmosphere and make sure you're aware of any changes made to the options available to ...
Brian McCanna month ago
Tax Tips for Military Personnel
Military life can be complicated, and so can handling finances in the military, including your taxes. But by understanding items like your gross income, moving expenses, and other miscellaneous deduct...
Must Read Military Leader Biographies
An unfortunate truth is that war has existed since the dawn of mankind. For all the destruction it inevitably causes, war has revealed some truly brilliant minds and larger-than-life figures in the hi...
Iggy Paulsen2 months ago
Best Military Science Fiction Books of All Time
Military life has inspired a lot of media in its time. All of the best war movies, the best anti-war movies, and the best Navy SEAL movies were made possible because writers and directors got inspired...
Buddy Brown2 months ago
Best Military Movies on Netflix You Should Watch
Ah, military movies. There's something decidedly patriotic and thrilling about watching heroes in the military. Netflix, everyone's favorite streaming service, is already aware of this. That's why the...
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.
M Mattya month ago
Surviving Deployment
For anyone in the military or who has family in the military, we all know nothing about it is easy. From constant moving, to time apart, we live in a constant state of worry and uneasiness. Our lives ...
Things They Never Tell You About the Soldier's Daughter
She got two birthdays and one Christmas with him. She remembers climbing onto his lap so he could read to her. And that's the only memory she has. Her father is killed. Her father is crushed beneath a...
Brittney Bodie2 months ago
Military Spouse
Well, March 10, 2017, is where it began. Met the love of my life and I didn’t know it yet. Went to a friends party and found out it was for him, he was home on leave, a soldier; soon to be my soldier....
Buddy Brown9 days ago
Online Jobs for Disabled Veterans in 2018
You worked hard to join the Armed Forces, and did all the rough stuff of basic training. You fought valiantly to defend the country you cared for and loved so much. Unfortunately, something happened w...
Donald Gray19 days ago
Best Careers for Veterans in 2018
One thing to know about careers for veterans in 2018 is that it is one of the best times, historically, for veterans of the Armed Forces to find employment. There are a few reasons for this. The first...
Veteran Family Benefits You Should Know About
If you are someone who counts on veteran family benefits, you should pay close attention to the current political atmosphere and make sure you're aware of any changes made to the options available to ...
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 ...
Aaron Loftina year 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...
Aerial Combat Ace: Erich Hartmann
During the Second World War, Allied pilots came to know of Erich Hartmann through his daring and his skill as a fighter pilot. Such was his status that his comrades called him Bubi, but to the Soviets...
Rich Monetti18 days ago
Revolutionary War Monument to Remember the Diversity of All Who Sacrificed in Crucial Local Battle
Picture a monument of a White American officer flanked in battle by an African American enlistee and a Native American sharpshooter, and the commemoration must come no earlier than the Korean War. The...
Tyler Buchanan21 days ago
Trench Warfare
Trench warfare tactics exercised in World War I were detrimental both strategically and psychologically. The outdated fighting style of two sides lining up and firing at each other, except paired with...
Sailor Dream
On March 20th 2018, I left to RTC Great Lakes. This was the day that my longtime dreams of becoming a United States sailor began. I went through weeks of training I know everything there is to know ab...
Alix McCormick6 days ago
What I Have Learned as a New Military Wife
On April 18, 2018, my husband shipped out for boot camp to start his career in the United States Navy. I knew that day that I wouldn't be able to talk to him on a regular basis like I normally did and...
Johnson Bernard4 months ago
Things to Consider When Deciding Whether to Join the Navy
No matter if it's for the Navy, Marine Corps, Army, or beyond, joining any single branch of the military is no easy task, and neither is what follows if you actually get cleared for basic. As when joi...
Felix Martinez4 days 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 ...
Jennica Janae5 days ago
Thinking About Joining the Military? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t
My cousin joined the marine corps almost three years ago. At the time, we all thought it was one of the best decisions she could have made. She finally made it out of the rut we were all stuck in. She...
Aerial Combat Ace: Erich Hartmann
During the Second World War, Allied pilots came to know of Erich Hartmann through his daring and his skill as a fighter pilot. Such was his status that his comrades called him Bubi, but to the Soviets...
Sniper
Days are long, nights are cold. At times I find myself numb from the chill, all but my fingers and toes which ache and burn, try as I may to warm my frozen blood. I can’t shake, no matter how hard the...
Jacob Derina month ago
The Courage of the Cowardly Soul
Chapter 1: A Stranger in a Strange Land The crash of mortar shells and the whistle of distant incendiary devices are but a small part of the echoes war leaves in the heart. The shadows of combat are o...
Buddy Browna month ago
How To Prepare for Joining the Army
Being a military member is not an easy decision to make—or rather, it shouldn't be one. If you want to join the military police force, or just become an Army doctor, then it's assumed that you have pu...
Jesse Kinney3 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 Marley3 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 Kinney3 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 DeJesus3 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 Bond4 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. Louise Lello4 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...
James Porterson22 days 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...
Adrian Scott4 months ago
How To Join the Military Police in the Marine Corps
Joining any branch in the military is an extensive process, from requirements, to training, responsibilities, and more. Do you fit the ideal identity of a military police officer in the Marine Corps? ...
Leanna Davis5 months ago
Surprising Things You Didn't Know About Marine Cooks
They may be not something that people think of first when it comes to the Marines, but the Marine cooks are more important to the process than you think. These are the top ten things you didn't know a...
Peter P19 hours ago
'12 Strong' (2018)
This is Afghanistan. Graveyard of many empires. Today you are our friend, tomorrow you are our enemy. It won’t be any different for you. Soon America will become just another tribe here. You will be c...
Pamela Taylora month ago
Is Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’ an Accurate Representation of History?
On July 21st, 2017, Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk hit theatres all over the world, starring multiple new and up-and-coming actors such as: Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance, Harry Styles, and Kenn...
Eddie Wong2 months ago
Best Military Movies of All Time
People love a hero. For generations, war movies have captured the imaginations of audiences and raked in earnings at the box office. Actors have earned legendary status from their performances in epic...
Patrick Boniface20 minutes ago
Aerial Combat Ace: Philip Fletcher Fullard
Military aviation in the First World War was in its infancy and the history of the conflict is filled with accounts of men who should have achieved greatness but for that moment of pure bad luck, one ...
Aerial Combat Ace: Joseph Christopher McConnell Jr.
Many American aerial aces started their careers during the Second World War and ended them in the heat and conversely the harsh cold of the Korean peninsula, one such pilot was Joseph Christopher McCo...
Aerial Combat Ace: Ernst Udet
Many of the great wartime pilots of the First World War that survived those four years of savage conflict would go on to serve in the Second World War; but some like Ernst Udet, were unprepared for th...
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...
Brian McCanna month ago
Tax Tips for Military Personnel
Military life can be complicated, and so can handling finances in the military, including your taxes. But by understanding items like your gross income, moving expenses, and other miscellaneous deduct...