Thinking of joining the Army? A story from a US Army Cavalry Veteran detailing his adventure through recruitment, enlistment, and finally arriving at basic training. Prepare for a true account of an average Joe's real experience.
As with much of China's military equipment, the quality of Chinese submarines needs to mature.
Thinking of moving into permanent married quarters, otherwise known as a PMQ with your military spouse? Yes, PMQs are great if you are looking for cheap housing close to the military base and want to live in a welcoming community, but no one ever mentions the downfalls of moving into a PMQ.
For a rising dragon of Asia, China got poor equipment to begin with.
Five countries in Latin America had insurgent forces fighting against the government. These forces employed large number of women guerrilla fighters. In some cases women represented 40% of these guerrilla fighting forces. This article is about their story.
During World Wars I and II, the United States was reluctant to go to war, but when the international climate looked bleak, posters were one way to stimulate support for military action.
In the 1980s, the US Marine Corps adopted a new doctrine of maneuver warfare, known today as "Warfighting". Experienced leaders of the Vietnam era sought to overcome the shortfalls of an attritionist mindset in their ranks. But has this doctrine stood the test of time? Will it need further revision?
In 1961, President Eisenhower prophetically warned the nation about the growing fusion of the armed forces and corporations. In his view, such a fusion presented a threat to American democracy due to their overemphasized political influence and the accompanying danger of a perpetual march to war.
Israeli radio transmissions show ship was confirmed American during the attack.
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.
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?”
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.
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.
Is there no actual news? Shouldn't headlines offer some amount of new information?
This article 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.
Harold Schultz, a posthumously recognized flag raiser of Iwo Jima, was a man who shunned the spotlight. Until very recently, history completely forgot about him. Here is this postal employee's tale.
I have created lists of the best and worst rated Air Force bases. These lists should make it easier for others to see which bases are good and those that are bad.
A break down of all the different ways you can get promotion points in the Army and get your promotion faster.
Learn how to make the best out of your time in Army Basic Training. I give you tips on how to get through Basic Training with the least amount of trouble.
If you're thinking about joining the Army, 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.
The Army can be an amazing experience, and some people consider it to be one of 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.
This article will offer info on how to handle the experience of your child going through basic training.
In trying to understand my ancestor's experience in the Civil War, I'm mapping out the movements and battles of the 93rd Indiana Infantry. Abraham Bates Tower was a private with Company G of the 93rd. Follow along with me.
Here are a few things you might want to take into consideration if you're thinking about joining the military. Remember, you're recruiter's job is getting people into the military, and not always giving them all of the info.
This cocktail is not one that you can drink. This cocktail is known for its big explosion and used as early as during World War II.
What you need to know before signing that Army contract. Negotiating with the Army recruiter is not only suggested but necessary.
There is not much information on what women should do for Air Force basic training. This is a basic guide of how to survive basic training.
Learn the pros and cons of joining the U.S. Army—is the army life for you?
Learn about the schedule, preparation, and advice for participating in United States Navy boot camp. What should you do before you go to boot camp? What can you take with you, and what should you expect from the experience?