The Militant Problem In Pakistan: Nothing New
After 9/11, Pakistan denounced the actions of Islamic militants and claimed to be in the process of severing all ties…
Life on A Submarine
And an interesting experience it was. Reading another members experience in the military got me thinking of my own…
Marines Urinating On Taliban - Does This Make
Okay so I am sure you have heard about this, as it's been all over both YouTube and the news recently and maybe you…
Black Ops Air Guns: 3 Maintenance Tips for Your
Maintaining your Black Ops air guns is crucial to ensuring that your guns and your games last longer. Here are 3 tips…
3 Reasons We Need To Say Thank You Military
As we get busy in our day to day lives, it is easy to forget some of the most important things that exist today. For…
Is Air Force Basic Military Training Hard? I
Well, Air Force basic military training has definitely evolved over the past ten years putting an emphasis on field…
Military Articles (47)
Involuntary Separating From the Military Things they Didnt Tell You
So you served your country or are serving your country. You've been notified your commander is pressing through with recommending your seperation from the Military. Your emotions are going to vary from bieng angry, depressed, optimistic, delusional, and sad. I know from a personal standpoint how you feel. It's not…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Jul 02, 2011  
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US Special Forces Are Being Deployed In Parts Of Africa
President Obama has quietly announced that Special Forces, including Green Berets are being sent to parts of Africa as part of a training mission to help regions finally rid themselves of the small but vicious rebel group that calls themselves the Lords Resistance Army. That group has been terrorizing many…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Oct 15, 2011  
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Memorial Day-a Good Time To Look Back
Memorial Day is a holiday that we sometimes think of barbecues, family gatherings, and a day off of work. It is also the day we enjoy the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 in Nascar. Many people take the day and visit cemeteries to remember their loved ones, and many…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   May 29, 2011  
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Jobs for Veterans
In the past few years, the employment situation for veterans has improved though there are some who served in Iraq and Afghanistan that are still faced with employment challenges. The improvement in the employment situations has been facilitated by programs that are spearheaded by President Obama to help spur interest…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Feb 28, 2013  
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Panetta Orders Review Of Dover Air Force Base Mortuary Procedures: Warns Of Reprisals for Whistle Blowers
Veteran's Day parades and ceremonies will take place all over the US with families remembering their loved ones and honoring the fallen heroes. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is doing his part to rectify tragic mishandling of the bodies of those heroes by ordering a more indepth investigation into the Dover…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Nov 11, 2011  
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Will the Photographs Of Bin Laden’s Death Be Released?
When President Barack Obama ordered the takedown attack on Osama Bin Laden, it was with the understanding to the troops that they were to arrest and detain the terrorist leader if he were to surrender. The troops and advisers, on the other hand did not expect that to happen in…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   May 03, 2011  
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Life on A Submarine
And an interesting experience it was. Reading another members experience in the military got me thinking of my own military service. I graduated high school in 1967 and after a year at LA Tech I knew it was time for me to do something else with my life. Didn't have…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Jun 01, 2012  
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U.S. Military
In the recent situation in Afghanistan, people are wondering why we are over there. About 65 percent of American people want us out now and not later. As to what happen and how he able to get to the village about a mile away and do what he did is…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Mar 13, 2012  
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A Brief History Of the 7th Motor Transport Bn
7th. Motor Transport Battalion has a rich history beginning in Korea and running to the present day campaigns even though the name has been changed to the 1st. Transportation Support Battalion. Below is a brief description of the history of the Th. Motor Transport Battalion. I was fortunate enough to…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Jun 01, 2011  
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Boko Haram Roles In Global Jihad!
Boko Haram insurgency is aggraviating for many reasons, the main ones being the international network and jihadist ideology behind it. Investigations revealed that insurgency is not locally directed, just as recuitment into its fold is international in natute. The justifications for the insurgency is linked with international jihadist agenda, making…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Oct 11, 2014  
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Kill Team Leader, Calvin Gibbs: Guilty, Awaits Punishment for Murder
Army Staff Sergent Calvin Gibbs has been found guilty of charges of murder during his court martial. Gibbs had pled not guilty to the charges that he had murdered Afghan civilians, taking parts from their bodies to use as both souvenirs and tools of intimidation of other soldiers. He was…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Nov 11, 2011  
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More Questions Than Answers In the Slaying Of Osama Bin Laden at This Time
The jubilation and joy of finally finding and then killing the terrorist leader, Osama Bin Laden has faded away into a more guarded and reserved state as countries around the world start to access the threat of reprisal. The question of whether there will be an increased threat of terrorist…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   May 04, 2011  
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The Medal Of Honor
The military gives awards for service and for valor. They give awards for simple participation. But the highest award for American Service people is the Congressional Medal of Honor. Other countries present similar awards. The Victoria Cross was and still is the highest award in British Commonwealth Countries and Countries…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Jun 06, 2012  
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5 Ways To Say Thanks To The Military
July is one of the many times through out the year that really compels your to say thanks to the military! They give so much for our freedom and the way we live. Although we could never come close to really fully expressing the gratitude they deserve, we can at…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Jul 07, 2011  
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Is Air Force Basic Military Training Hard? I Will Let You Know The Hardest Part
Well, Air Force basic military training has definitely evolved over the past ten years putting an emphasis on field training and warrior ethos that has never really been enforced until now but hard nah. Trainees just as little as six years ago spent only 6 weeks at Lackland Air Force…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Apr 23, 2012  
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Vietnam Facts
7th. Motor Transport Battalion was made up of Alpha Co., Bravo Co., Charlie Co. and Transport Co. Alpha, Bravo and Charlie Companies all had 5-ton Trucks while Transport Co.had the big Tractor Trailer rigs. All together we logged almost 4.5 million miles and hauled 945,000 tons of Cargo while in…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Jun 02, 2011  
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How Israel Helped Singapore Armed Forces
Singapore is one of the most visited places in Southeast Asia. It has grown to become one of the fastest growing economies in the 20th century leading to the 21st century. The annual GDP last year is at USD 425.251 billion. That amount will surely increase in the coming years…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Nov 25, 2014  
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Hundreds Defect From Yemen Military: Protesters Continue to Call for Saleh to Step Down
More than four hundred Yemeni troops have defected to the side of the opposition, declaring that raising their weapons and attacking the unarmed protesting youth of that nation. The troops made their announcement after hours of the protests in the capital city, Sanaa. Those protests were described as peaceful, populated…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Nov 20, 2011  
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Is Navy Seal Training For You
With the recent success of the Navy SEALS mission to kill or capture Osama bin Laden we cannot see the dedication and commitment these patriots endured to complete Navy SEAL Training. Hidden behind all the press and praise is the difficult Navy SEAL training required to operate in hostile environments.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   May 11, 2011  
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Donating to Veterans Organizations
There are many veterans organizations in the United States of America which get a percentage of their funding from individual contributors to help them bring a wide range of professional services to homeless veterans as well as those veterans who are in need. Therefore it is very important that you…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Feb 13, 2013  
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3 Reasons We Need To Say Thank You Military
As we get busy in our day to day lives, it is easy to forget some of the most important things that exist today. For example our military. It can be easy to take for granted the freedom that we have but there was and is an ongoing cost to…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Jul 07, 2011  
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Is Air Force Basic Military Training Hard Or Easy? What You Can Expect
Sir, trainee (insert your last name here) reports as ordered! This is the first thing you will take with you to basic military training. You will use this before speaking when spoken to or before you open your mouth at all during this 8 ½ weeks of pain. You’ll need…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Mar 16, 2012  
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Facts & Thoughts from Vietnam
My unit, 7th. Motor Transport Battalion was made up of Alpha Co., Bravo Co., Charlie Co. and Transport Co. Alpha, Bravo and Charlie Companies all had 5-ton Trucks while Transport Co.had the big Tractor Trailer rigs. All together we logged almost 4.5 million miles and hauled 945,000 tons of Cargo…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Jun 02, 2011  
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China And Singapore to Explore New Initiatives To Boost Their Military Programs
While it is known that Asian giants China and India have already rapidly built up their already huge military arsenals, the tiny, prosperous Southeast Asian city-state of Singapore had been quietly ramping up defense expenditures at a rate disproportionate to its size and population. According to the Stockholm International Peace…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Dec 10, 2014  
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Casket Photo Sparks Outrage: Investigation Launched Into Leaked Photo
An investigation has been opened into a leaked photo according to the Public Affairs Office of part of the Air Force. That photo, depicting a number of members of 345th Training Squadron posing around a metallic casket was taken some time in August but has only recently surfaced to the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Dec 15, 2011  
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A Day in the Life-Dong Ha, Vietnam Duplicate
A Day In The Life Dong Ha, Vietnam 1968 Brush your teeth, shave and prepare for the grueling day ahead, mentally and physically. Prepare 50 caliber machine guns, check ammo make sure M-40 was serviced and ready to go, have tools on board. Climb aboard the old Dinosaur with me,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   May 13, 2011  
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Best Jobs for Veterans
When military service is completed for veterans, they are faced with the task of getting a job in the civilian world to be able to support themselves as well as their families. The knowledge, skills as well as experience they gained in the field makes them be in demand by…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Feb 13, 2013  
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The Impact Of the Vietnam War
My war was the Korean War but I followed what I could of the news from Vietnam. My wife did not want newscast blasting into our living room about the war with our little children listening with their big ears. I was in graduate school in the early stages of…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Jul 11, 2011  
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Staff Sgt Robert Bales Is No Kid
I read today that the soldier who had suddenly gone on a killing spree in Afghanistan had not enlisted in the army until soon after September 11th, 2001, at the age of 27. Staying for multiple tours, he was about thirty years old when he committed that mass shooting that's…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Mar 19, 2012  
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Support The Veterans
Essential demographics clarify a percentage of the recording frenzy. Vietnam veterans are getting to be senior citizens and more inclined to health issues. Any condition they can connect to their military service could qualify for regularly scheduled payments and for some ailments, it is simpler for Vietnam veterans than other…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Military   Apr 13, 2015  
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General John R. Allen, the Commander of the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan…
Hi. My name's Mike and I have been in the Air Force now for almost two years and am now an Air Traffic…
Air Force basic training has evolved throughout the years, and even as little as 2006 has changed…
When Osama bin Laden was finally shot and killed by US Navy Seals, a treasure trove of evidence was…
Monday, May 28, 2012- In Washington, D.C. this afternoon Commander-in-Chief Obama spoke at ‘the…
There is a staggering amount of OIF and OEF veterans returning from combat zones without physical…

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