Staff Picks

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. Young16 days 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 Shaffira month 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 Hartmana month 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 Trissel2 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...
Morgan E. Westling2 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...
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Patrick Hollis2 months 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 Rice3 months 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 Johnson3 months 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...