10 Best Gifts for Military Wives
When it comes to marrying the love of your life, there is a certain layer of magic that comes with knowing you'll have a partner by your side through thick and thin. However, the promise of standing s...
Jonathan Bowler14 days ago
Are You a Leader?
Through nearly 13 years of military service, I have held many positions. While on Army active duty from 2006 to 2009, I got field sanitation certified, ATGM certified, Combatives Level 1 certified, an...
10 Amazing Ways You Can Give Back to Veterans
It wouldn't be a stretch to say that America might be going through an era of turbulence right now. Both sides of the political spectrum are, arguably, more at odds than ever before (not including the...
Buddy Brown24 days ago
10 Reactions You'll Get When Joining the Military
Joining the military is a decision that's both noble and risky. It's one that can lead to excellent benefits and prestige, but it also can lead to an early death. It's not a career path for everyone, ...
Rowan Marleya month ago
The 10 Best Gifts for Service Members Returning Home
If you're a family member or friend who was faithfully sending care packages to a friend in the military, you already know how rough that life can be. Rougher still though is trying to re-integrate in...
Flying Acea month ago
Should the US Remove Confederate Memorials?
Should the US take down Confederate Memorials or not? It was once said that those who forget or try to eradicate history, will end up repeating it. History has always had a light and dark side to it. ...
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Anonymous UwUa month ago
The Art of War
The tale, as far as I know it, started in 1979. It started with Saddam Hussein. It started with conflict, with war, with struggle, hostility, bloodshed. It started with death. My grandfather, then 25 ...
Cato Conroy3 months ago
The 10 Most Disturbing Books About World War II
Two nuclear explosions. 80 million dead. More war crimes than any other event in human history. Entire continents turned upside-down. That's World War II in a nutshell. For many people, World War II i...
Morgan E. Westling3 months ago
10 Heartbreaking Books About WWII
World War II was a traumatic time in the history of the human race, but if you don't have quite the right stomach for the best war movies streaming right now, then there are many heartbreaking books a...
Nicola P. Young4 months ago
Things Your Military Recruiter Won't Tell You
Military recruiters, like any profession, are a mixed bag. Some, most even, will do their best to answer your questions honestly and give you the most accurate picture of the military that they can pr...
Bill Shaffir4 months 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 Hartman5 months 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...
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.
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Anonymous UwUa month ago
The Art of War
The tale, as far as I know it, started in 1979. It started with Saddam Hussein. It started with conflict, with war, with struggle, hostility, bloodshed. It started with death. My grandfather, then 25 ...
Tabatha Trigler4 months ago
Growing Up as a Military Brat
I grew up as an Air Force brat, my father was a fighter pilot and my mother dedicated her life to taking care of the children. Both of their sacrifices have led me to the place I am now. While I was n...
Skye Hartman5 months 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...
10 Amazing Ways You Can Give Back to Veterans
It wouldn't be a stretch to say that America might be going through an era of turbulence right now. Both sides of the political spectrum are, arguably, more at odds than ever before (not including the...
Rowan Marleya month ago
10 Good Jobs for New Veterans
You served your country well, you met a bunch of new friends, and you learned to love the military lifestyle. Or, maybe you just did one tour in Iraq, only to find that you're alright with being a "on...
Fred Eugene Park3 months ago
Why Military Veterans Have a Hard Time Getting a Job
There are few bigger sacrifices that an individual can make than fighting for their country. Around the world, our military helps to keep our citizens and civilians everywhere safe from terror. Though...
Kenans Caune2 years 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 Loftin2 years 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...
Dominic Martin2 years ago
Are Aircraft Carriers Needed in Today's Modern Navies?
On Monday, June 26, HMS Queen Elizabeth finally set sail for testing after years of setbacks. While HMS Queen Elizabeth is being tested in the North Sea, there is a huge possibility that Russia will b...
Flying Acea month ago
Should the US Remove Confederate Memorials?
Should the US take down Confederate Memorials or not? It was once said that those who forget or try to eradicate history, will end up repeating it. History has always had a light and dark side to it. ...
Iggy Paulsen2 months ago
10 Wild Things People Ate During World War II
After Pearl Harbor was bombed, American soldiers found themselves fighting one of the bloodiest wars in human history. Their harrowing stories are the subject of hundreds of military history books eve...
Ossiana Tepfenhart2 months ago
15 Wild Facts About Hiroshima and Nagasaki
If there's one thing that fascinates me about World War II, it was the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Prior to those two bombings, the world had never seen the might that nuclear fission can wiel...
George Herman4 months 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...
Morgan E. Westling5 months ago
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 months 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...
Patty Ramsen3 months ago
10 Civilian Jobs Similar to Military Life
When you leave the military, you may be worried about your transition to regular civilian jobs. However, there are civilian jobs similar to military life that won’t be too much of an uprooting for you...
Brad Gould7 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 Shaffir7 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...
Jonathan Bowler14 days ago
Are You a Leader?
Through nearly 13 years of military service, I have held many positions. While on Army active duty from 2006 to 2009, I got field sanitation certified, ATGM certified, Combatives Level 1 certified, an...
Bill Shaffir3 months ago
How to Become an Army Recruiter
The United States Army Recruiting Command's (USAREC) motto is “Provide The Strength;” and to do this, the army demands aspiring recruiters to meet set high standards before they can become an Army rec...
Darrius Dickerson3 months ago
Peace in the Middle East
Approaching the seventh anniversary of my “Freedom Day” (when I got out of the service), it seems fitting that I would take some time to reflect on a few more of my memories from that experience. Almo...
Buddy Brown2 months ago
10 Gifts That Help Support Veteran Organizations
Anyone who has been watching the national budget getting passed can tell you that veteran care is grossly underfunded. For all the work veterans do, Uncle Sam simply doesn't want to take care of them ...
Jesse Kinneya year 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 Marleya year 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...
10 Best Gifts for Military Wives
When it comes to marrying the love of your life, there is a certain layer of magic that comes with knowing you'll have a partner by your side through thick and thin. However, the promise of standing s...
Buddy Brown24 days ago
10 Reactions You'll Get When Joining the Military
Joining the military is a decision that's both noble and risky. It's one that can lead to excellent benefits and prestige, but it also can lead to an early death. It's not a career path for everyone, ...
Rowan Marleya month ago
The 10 Best Gifts for Service Members Returning Home
If you're a family member or friend who was faithfully sending care packages to a friend in the military, you already know how rough that life can be. Rougher still though is trying to re-integrate in...
SKYLERIZED a month ago
Motarded
A fire truck red pickup truck with chrome around the fenders and dual exhaust pipes roared to a stop at the Marine Corps Recruiting Station in Newark, Delaware. Private First Class Klyde Bakeman hoppe...
SKYLERIZED 2 months ago
For His Self-Interest
Pickup trucks by the dozens bombarded the gates. Personnel guarding those premises fell by gunfire and rocket-propelled grenade attacks. Barriers moved out of the way of the trucks once the men had em...
SKYLERIZED 2 months ago
Let the Machine Activate
A rain fell on the Marine outpost at the Dover Air Force Base, in Dover Delaware. Night had fallen and the rain came down in steady sheets. Corporals Regina Marigold and Shana Fisker sat in a duty veh...
Robert Cain2 months ago
'The Resistance Banker' (Bankier Van Het Verzet) Movie Review
Released: 11th September 2018 (Netflix following a Netherlands March release) Length: 123 Minutes Certificate: 15 Director: Joram Lürsen Starring: Barry Atsma, Jacob Derwig, Pierre Bokma, Fockeline Ou...
Best Veterans Day Movies of All Time
Veterans Day is observed annually on November 11 in the United States and serves to honor all those who have served in the US Armed Forces. This holiday originated as Armistice Day (a holiday still ce...
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Brian 3 months ago
My Review of 'The Hunting Party'
The Hunting Party stars Richard Gere, Terrence Howard and Jesse Eisenberg—three pretty popular big name actors right about now but this movie came out back in 2007. I don't quite remember their star p...
SKYLERIZED 2 months ago
Their Own Selfish Lives Part II: Careerism
Judge Advocate General, Lieutenant General Larca Wells sat down in her leather chair. Major General Magdalene McCorkell and Lieutenant Colonel Hendra Rizzano stood rigid at the position of attention. ...
Paul Barker4 months 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 Martin8 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...
Iggy Paulsena month ago
10 Ways You Can Honor a Veteran
A veteran is not your average person. They are people who heard the call to duty and stepped up to meet the challenge. Despite knowing that they may end up paying the ultimate price, they went ahead a...
Morgan E. Westling4 months ago
Ways to Reintegrate into Society After Deployment
When a military family member returns home from a deployment cycle, it is understandable for everyone to be both anxious and excited. However, what family members may not realize is that when service ...
Mike Mavenful4 months 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...