army

An essential guide to all things army; explore the intricate structure of units, troops, ranks and roles that work together to keep our borders safe.

Jayres Green3 days ago
Hell's Memory
Two nights have passed since Private Douglas was gunned down, nearly sawed in half by the relentless wave of lead raining down on us. He is gone, yet, I sit here watching his chest rise and fall as if...
Josh Napper21 days ago
Fly High Sir
I just want to dedicate this to a man who I’ve never met yet I feel like he’s right beside me. I know he’s looking down at me, hopefully with a smile and nod of approval. But I must say I'm sorry that I let you down sir, cause I boarded the plane back to Michigan and left her down in Missouri. I made the promise to take care of her and to protect her from evil as best as I can, yet I have no idea how I'm supposed to keep that, and I haven’t found a way since I came back home and she's 589 miles ...
Taylor Markariana month ago
Benefits of Being an Army Recruiter
Being an army recruiter might not seem glamorous, but this position offers more perks than you would think. When an army recruiter goes out to talk to people and future army prospects, they have value...
KAT Aguilara month ago
Life After the Military
I was only eighteen when I enlisted in the United States Army. I decided to go army because Air Force took too long and I wasn’t ready to go to college. I was the first in my family to join, and the b...
Jakayla Gilberta month ago
I'm Sorry Baby
I put on my pants, I put on my shirt, I put on my jacket, and laced up my boots. I look into the corner of the room to see you holding our daughter with tears in your eyes. I pick up my bag and go to ...
Jazz Marie2 months ago
Army Spouse
Dear Reader, I am going to assume you found my article because you were searching every depth of the internet for more information on what to expect when your significant other heads to basic. Don’t w...
Jasmine Nicole2 months ago
Being in Love With a U.S. Army Soldier
A lot of people think it is hard to date someone in the military, but truth be told, it's not. Yeah, they are closed off and don't talk about emotions, like other people. But what people don't know is...
Iain Baker2 months ago
A Comedy of Errors in the British Army UOTC, Part 5
Our next major training weekend with the WUOTC was back in the Brecon Beacons, in the middle of December. As this was in Wales you can imagine it was very cold, and very very wet. If memory serves thi...
Iain Baker2 months ago
A Comedy of Errors in the British Army UOTC, Part 4
A few more mid-week ‘training’ evenings came and went, where we were judged on our uniform and practiced yet more ‘delicious’ drills. The most interesting thing that happened was at one of the post-ev...
Iain Baker2 months ago
A Comedy of Errors in the British Army UOTC: Part 1
Some elements of the British armed forces are considered elite fighting units in the eyes of many. The SAS, the SBS, The Royal Marine Commandos, The Paras and The Cheshire Regiment are all highly rega...
Amanda J. Treible3 months ago
How To Make It Through Basic Training as a Female
Women have just recently been able to join any branch in the military, which includes infantry. It's a huge step forward for women, but what does it really take to make it through the first step of be...
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Donna Gilchrest4 months ago
You're In the Army, Now!
Remember the old movies where the men joined the French Foreign Legion in order to forget? Well, I guess you could say she did the same when joining the Army. Her personal life was in an uproar from a break up to your place of employment for the last 4 years going, "Belly Up." In other words, she joined for all the wrong reasons but was determined to make the best of things. She was to go to AFEES, (Armed Forces Examining and Entrance Station) in Boston first, then travel by subway to the airpor...
Cato Conroy4 months ago
What Are Army Rangers?
If you are a fan of Navy SEAL movies and similar things involving the military, you've probably heard a lot of different roles you can play in the US military. The truth is that there are many high-ra...
Jake Pine4 months ago
How to Become an Army Recruiter
Army recruiters play a vital role in the grand scheme of protecting our country. These highly motivated men and women offer support and guidance to those civilians who are interested in enlisting. The...
Jacqueline Hanikeh4 months ago
What to Know About the Army National Guard
A lot of us know alot about the Navy, the Air Force, the Marines, Coast Guard, etc. But what about the Army National Guard? Most of us have heard of it before, but don't quite know enough about it. An...