Patrick Boniface12 hours ago
The Berlin Air Lift
Contrary to popular myth the Allies were not caught completely unawares when the Russians encircled the Allied occupation zone of Berlin in the spring of 1948. The Allied response, however, was unifie...
M Mattya day 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 ...
Operation Eagle Claw
In American political history, there are few moments that can be pinpointed as marking the moment a President lost an election; but the day that President Jimmy Carter authorised the use of Special Fo...
Donald Gray3 days ago
Ways You Can Get Discharged from the Military
For a legion of young people, joining the military is one of the most respectful ways to start their adult lives. The military promises specialty training, new relationships, worldwide travel, healthc...
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Brian McCann4 days 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...
Jacob Derin5 days 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...
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Brian McCann4 days 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 Paulsen17 days 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 Browna month 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...
Rob Gordona month ago
Best Tactical Belts That Keep You from Losing Your Stuff
Belts are important for most situations. I need a belt just to keep my pants from falling down, let alone for when I'm on a rescue mission or in the field. Belts are important for most service members...
Brayden Simmons2 months ago
Best Tactical Flashlights Under $50
It may surprise a lot of people, but flashlights are capable of quite a few things these days. Thanks to technology, a host of cool, new features are available for high-end flashlights. Being one of t...
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 day 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 Bodiea month 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....
Best Jobs for Disabled Veterans
Joining the military is an exciting and respectful way for young men and women to build their careers through job training and military service. For active duty members who become disabled during trai...
Rich Monetti24 days ago
Rain or Shine, Somers Celebrates Memorial Day
On Monday afternoon, Somers again remembered the fallen in its annual Memorial Day Parade. A lack of compliance from above did not dampen spirits either and making due was no bother for those in atten...
Sarah Phillips2 months ago
We Will Remember Them, Wherever We May Be
As I write this from a sunny but cool London morning in my office, Kiwis in my hometown of Wellington will be starting their night-time routines after what I imagine was a welcome day off work to reme...
Jennifer York10 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 Caune10 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 Loftin10 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...
Patrick Boniface12 hours ago
The Berlin Air Lift
Contrary to popular myth the Allies were not caught completely unawares when the Russians encircled the Allied occupation zone of Berlin in the spring of 1948. The Allied response, however, was unifie...
Operation Eagle Claw
In American political history, there are few moments that can be pinpointed as marking the moment a President lost an election; but the day that President Jimmy Carter authorised the use of Special Fo...
r. nuñez23 days ago
The Tragic Irony of the SS Cap Arcona
Preface Like me, perhaps you also have heard enough and seen enough renditions about the Titanic disaster. This story is about the ship that played the Titanic in the Nazi-made movie about the undying...
Johnson Bernard3 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...
Rowan Marley4 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...
j sdf5 months ago
How I Joined the US Navy
Ever since I was a little girl, I always knew that one day I was going to join the military. My grandfather was a huge inspiration to me. He was in the army for 20 years and he would always tell me th...
Adrian Scott3 months ago
10 of the Best Military Schools in the US
Each of these schools being unique in nature, they all provide the education needed for their cadets to succeed in their future endeavors with the military. Teaching teamwork, disciple, goal achieveme...
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Lorraine Woiak3 months ago
One Video, One Life Forever Changed
Music has been a part of my life since I was little. However, I did not realize that music really was my life until I was headed in a direction I never thought I would be. As a musician, I am often as...
Rowan Marley3 months ago
Benefits of Being a Military Officer
Most people are very well-aware of the fact that Navy SEALs get paid well, and that military members all get great health benefits. The military is very good to its members and is pretty notorious for...
Jacob Derin5 days 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 Brown8 days 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...
Fayth Stewarta month ago
Soft Orders
Soon we will discover how drastically or minimally our lives will change, depending on where they decide to send you. To be honest, it's not like our every wish and need will be met at our convenience...
Jesse Kinney2 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 Marley2 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 Kinney2 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 DeJesus2 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 Bond3 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 Lello3 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...
Adrian Scott3 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 Davis4 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...
Donald Gray4 months ago
Marine Corps Ball Traditions Every Recruit Should Know
The history of the Marine Corps begins on November 10th, 1775, when a branch of the US Armed Forces was created, in part, as a protective and domestic agent, yet it was intended as a swift and tactica...
Pamela Taylor9 days 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 Wong22 days 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...
Buddy Browna month 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...
Mary Parker5 months ago
Being a Brat
Most people seem shocked when I ask: "What do you mean by where I'm from? As in hometown? Where was I last? Where I call home?" More seem even more shocked when I answer with my hometown, Misawa Air B...
Jake Pine6 months 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...
J.N. Lira6 months ago
What's It Like to Have a Significant Other in the Air Force?
“What’s it like to have a significant other in the Air Force?” is a common question people ask me. I go through a series of answers in my head that sounds a lot like this: “I hate being so far apart.”...
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Brian McCann4 days 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...
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How To Stay Connected with Your Military Wife While Deployed
Being in a military marriage is far more stressful than a typical marriage. Along with the stressors of everyday life, whether you are in the army on a domestic base or deployed in the air force in Ge...