Staff Picks

Rachel Warrena month ago
Ex Military Vets - True Stories
I have been working with ex military vets who have kindly shared their horrific war stories with me. As Soldiers... We soldier on. This was a repeated phrase used by many of our heroes. I have been co...
Tim Brooksa month ago
Kicking Pennies in the Rain
The Corps probably has—it probably had long before I’d gotten there, too—I don’t know what punishments the cadets inflict upon themselves today, but in 2002 the approved method of masochism were area ...
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Anonymous UwU5 months 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 Conroy6 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. Westling6 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. Young7 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 Shaffir7 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 Hartman8 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...
Carolena Trissel8 months ago
10 Tips for Military Spouses on Your First Deployment
Your husband or wife is gone and you feel like you've been left behind. Scratch that attitude! In order to survive deployment, you’re going to need to keep a positive attitude. There will be lots of s...