This blog is about the book, "Into The Fire" written by Medal of Honor recipient, Dakota Meyer, and the time he spent serving our country.
There are not-for-profits claiming to serve the military veteran community and making millions of dollars in profits while denying veterans much needed services.
My husband Chris and I are veterans of the United States Air Force. We both went through six weeks of basic military training during the mid 1980's at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Having gone through the experience myself I thought...
The Army is a fascinating experience. But now and then things get very bizarre--the only thing to do is shake your head and laugh.
Michelle Theer began an affair with John Diamond while her Air Force husband was away. When he returned, Michelle was desperate to get out.
If you're thinking about joining the Army then your recruiter will tell you just about anything to get you to sign the dotted line. Still, there are some goodies he'll never tell you about.
It’s hard to believe but, once you're discharged from the Army, there are regrets because nobody sat you down, got in your face and told you a few simple things. A few years down the line, you’re thinking “Why didn't anyone tell me?”
One of the fringe benefits of the military, or being a military dependent, is the privilege of riding on the little-known network of air travel that circumnavigates the globe and supports US military installations with personnel and supplies. While...
In this hub, I reflect on Navy boot camp training at Great Lakes, Illinois, in 1967. Besides acquiring basic navy knowledge, I learned survival swimming, how to shoot a rifle, and how to fight fires.
The Army can be an amazing experience, and some people consider it to be one the best experiences of their lives. However, there's no need to go rushing in without some extra knowledge, and despite its good points, there are awful aspects of the army that everyone forgets to talk about.
I'm not talking about stuff like how to read a map or how to clean a rifle. I'm talking about important life lessons everybody learns but nobody sits down to teach us.
A break down of all the different ways you can get promotion points in the Army and get your promotion faster.
One day you're a soldier and the next you're a veteran. Life as a veteran is different, but in an unexpected way. How? For more information, take a look at this article.
You think Confederate statues are an issue? It was not that long ago that the US Navy had a portion of its fleet named after heroes of the confederacy.