Staff Picks

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 Hollis15 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...
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...
Morgan E. Westling3 months ago
Jobs for Military Veterans Without Degrees
Finding jobs for military veterans without degrees may seem like a difficult task, but there are many jobs available for veterans transitioning back to civilian life without a bachelor’s degree out th...
Rowan Marley3 months ago
10 Military Bases More Secret Than Area 51
If you ask most conspiracy theorists, Area 51 is one of the most secretive places in the United States. If you listen to the rumors, an alien spaceship crash landed here in the 1940s, and military per...