For those who defend their country, and those who love them. Serve explores the lives, culture, and careers of those in and around the military.
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Context and Complexity: Diving into "The Penthouse Vietnam Veterans Adviser"
This experiment previously tested how AI research would describe the unexpected legacy of Penthouse magazine when it came to writing about the Vietnam War. In honor of Memorial Day we decided to put it to a further test to see how tools like ChatGPT can supplement original and historical works, particularly those as complex as Penthouse’s “Vietnam Veterans Adviser.”
The History behind the Purple Heart
In the US Armed Forces, the Purple Heart is second only to the Medal of Honor in terms of recognition. Furthermore, it is the oldest military award in the United States- but where did it originate?
Four Habits of Discipline From My SEAL Dad
I grew up with a SEAL dad. He graduated from Class 117 in 1983. From there he was an active duty SEAL for 35 years. He was deployed for 50% of my life to war zones.
Where are you from?
“Where are you from? Quite frankly, this is probably one of my least favorite questions to be asked, especially when I was still in school. Then, I still moved frequently at the whim and necessity of Uncle Sam.
Top 10 Interesting Warplanes With The World's Most Ridiculous Design
Warplanes are some of the deadliest weapons ever designed. They have the ability to carry huge loads and destroy entire cities. How exactly are they interestingly designed? What makes them so ridiculous?
7 Navy SEAL Characteristics That Are Worth Emulating
The Navy SEALs lead by example, that's what is so alluring about them. They don't wait for others to show them the way or ask for permission either. They simply go about their business with conviction and purpose.
The Siege of Tay Ninh Province
About me: I am a Permanent and Totally (P&T) disabled veteran of the Vietnam War. I am sharing my experiences looking back after the war in the hope it helps someone else find peace.
Daughter of War
We've all heard about the life-long effects that war can have on human life. Effects of war can include mass destruction of cities and long lasting effects on a country's economy. Citizens can turn into refugees and there are possibly mass killings of men, woman and children alike. The disastrous effect it has can last for lifetimes and even centuries.
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Divided By Duty
In a military relationship, service always comes first; what is it like to share your spouse, partner or significant other with the armed forces?
The A-List, Enlisted
Famous figures in the forces; all about the household names that spent time in uniform.
Back on the Homefront
The adjustment from active duty to civilian life is rife with joy, emotion and challenges alike. Ponder the true nature of post-army homecomings and the reality of transitioning from soldier to veteran.
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Ciabatta Bread Recipe
Ciabatta Bread Recipe Ingredients: • 3 1/4 cups bread flour • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast
Multigrain Bread Recipe
Multigrain Bread Recipe Ingredients: • 1 1/2 cups warm water (110°F/45°C) • 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast (1 packet)
Can LASIK Eye Surgery Help One Regain 6/6 Vision?
The mission for excellent vision has driven logical and clinical headways in ophthalmology for a really long time. Among the exceptional developments, LASIK eye medical procedure stands apart as a groundbreaking strategy with the possibility to re-establish transparency and accuracy in one's vision. This article digs into the complexities of LASIK eye, a medical procedure. It investigates whether it can be sure to assist people with recovering 6/6 vision, an accomplishment that was once thought to be impossible.
Remembering Everyone Deployed on RED Friday
Each week, as Friday rolls around, many 9 to 5ers may reach for their blue jeans for causal Friday. A few more across our brave nation may go a step further and reach for a vibrant shade of red to contrast their jeans. This act may go on for several months without notice—years even. For many, it is a small but powerful gesture towards something that is more important than a fashion statement. It's a silent nod of respect and remembrance, symbolizing a national sentiment to Remember Everyone Deployed (RED). Wearing RED is an act of symbolism and solidarity. Many across our great nation may be unaware of this practice, and so we seek to diver into the significance of the day, origins, and how it connects with the broader mission of Memorial Day, which commemorates the sacrifices made by countless service members.
Title: Maggi: The Iconic Instant Noodle Revolution Introduction (Approx. 100 words): In the world of convenience foods, few products have left as lasting an impression as Maggi noodles. Launched in 1947 by Swiss company Nestlé, Maggi has grown to become a global culinary phenomenon. These instant noodles, renowned for their quick preparation and savory flavors, have captured the hearts and palates of people across the globe. This article explores the journey of Maggi, its cultural impact, and why it remains a beloved staple in millions of households worldwide.
FISHER MAN THAT HAS A Favor Profession
In a beautiful waterfront town settled between transcending bluffs and the perpetual field of the ocean, there carried on with an angler named Elias. Elias was known all through the town for his uncanny capacity to get more fish than any other individual. His solid boat, the "Ocean Whisperer," had procured a standing as the most fortunate vessel to cruise those waters. However, as the years went by, Elias' wonderful achievement started to raise jealousy and envy among his kindred anglers.
Enjoy Authentic Middle Eastern Cuisine at the Best Mandi Restaurant in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, is known for its rich culture, stunning architecture, and diverse culinary scene. Among the many delectable dishes that the city has to offer, Mandi, a traditional Yemeni dish, has gained immense popularity. If you're in Abu Dhabi and craving an authentic Mandi experience, look no further than Sajway. In this blog, we will explore what makes Sajway the best Mandi restaurant in Abu Dhabi (أفضل مطعم مندي في أبو ظبي).
Kairi ka Sharbat
Kairi ka Sharbat: A Seasonal Refreshing Delight Introduction When the scorching summer sun beats down relentlessly, there's nothing quite as refreshing as a tall glass of Kairi ka Sharbat. This delightful drink, made from raw mangoes, not only quenches your thirst but also provides a burst of flavor that awakens your taste buds. In this article, we will explore the world of Kairi ka Sharbat, from its rich history to its simple yet delicious preparation. Get ready to embark on a journey through the tantalizing world of this seasonal delight.
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