August 15 is National Code Talkers Day

Posted in Uncategorized on August 11, 2016
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“We have an important job for you. It could save the lives of hundreds of soldiers. It will be dangerous. And you can’t tell anyone what you’re doing.” It sounds like something out of a Hollywood spy movie but in reality, it was the story of the World War II Navajo Code Talkers, whose service Read More »

The Military's Influence on Fashion

Posted in Uncategorized on August 4, 2016
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It’s hard to imagine two more opposite ends of the spectrum: fashion and the military. However, many pieces of today’s apparel are pulled directly from the battlefields. The military has had a powerful impact on the fashion industry since as early as the 15th and 16th centuries and it continues to inspire new trends even Read More »

U.S. Army Chaplains Celebrate Over 240 Years on July 29

Posted in Uncategorized on July 28, 2016
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They follow a “call within a call,” combining their deepest beliefs with an unyielding commitment to their fellow soldiers. Some are deployed to the battlefield where they face the same violence of war encountered by other soldiers, often rushing into combat to administer spiritual care to their men with little concern for their own well Read More »

Most Memorable Military Television Shows

Posted in Uncategorized on July 25, 2016
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Decades ago, television was a uniting medium. There were only a handful of stations and a dozen shows that literally everyone in America watched, at the same time, commercials and all. As with many shows, there were those that were created to help us look back at our history and reflect upon the times through Read More »

4 Famous Veterans Who Went on to Be President

Posted in Uncategorized on July 20, 2016
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According to the U.S. Constitution, the United States President is the Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Armed Forces. And appropriately, almost 60% of all U.S. Presidents have been veterans, stretching all the way back to the first U.S. President, George Washington. Until World War II, a majority of U.S. Presidents had served in the Army, but Read More »

The Biggest and Baddest Military Helicopters

Posted in Uncategorized on July 18, 2016
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There is no doubt that our US military have a tough job. It is job that would be much more difficult without the amazing technology and battle-gear created to make their missions successful. Some of the most incredible tech can be found in the military’s extensive fleet of helicopters. From special ops, rescue, attack, troop Read More »

5 Must-Read Books About War, Written By Veterans

Posted in Uncategorized on July 12, 2016
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For many veterans, it can be difficult to talk about what they have seen and done in war. For others, however, writing about their experiences can be cathartic, and help educate others on what really happens during war. Below are five critically acclaimed books, written by veterans, that will give you firsthand perspective on that Read More »

5 Famous Astronauts who Served in the Military

Posted in Uncategorized on July 7, 2016
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There seems to be a clear alignment between military veterans and astronauts; in fact, more than 66 percent of former and current astronauts are vets. The dedication and discipline needed to complete training, the willingness to take on challenging and dangerous missions, and the flight and other technical experience make military veterans an exceptional fit Read More »

5 Great Military Movies to Watch on the 4th of July

Posted in Uncategorized on July 1, 2016
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  Your Fourth of July weekend may be filled with fun plans for fireworks, barbecue, and friends, all activities that most Americans enjoy when celebrating the independence of our nation. But at the end of a long, hot day, you might enjoy relaxing on your couch and watching some of the most enjoyable military movies Read More »

The Difference Between Memorial Day, Independence Day and Veterans Day

Posted in Uncategorized on June 30, 2016
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Americans enjoy several holidays with their military family and friends. Hot dogs, fireworks, flags and other summertime activities. Thanks to our veterans, we are privileged to have these special days to enjoy our freedoms, liberties and cultural values. However, many do not realize how our nationally recognized holidays were established nor understand their significance. Here Read More »