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How to Get Married in Proper Military Fashion
Step One: do not make definite plans. I should have kept this in mind from the very beginning, but I still allowed myself to get my hopes up when it seemed that things were going our way.
9/11 Memories... Never Forget
It was one of those moments that make you want to scream. I didn’t know what was going on, or why things were happening. I was too young to truly understand, yet, somehow, I was completely aware of the possibilities. Just moving from Ohio, we were in Las Vegas, Nevada. At the time, my dad was an Air Force Captain at Nellis, Air Force Base. I was seven years old, a mere third grader.
History of the US Navy SEALs
The Navy SEALs are famous for their acts of valor as well as the many world-famous missions they've gone on. They're your best ally in war, and the enemy's worst nightmare.
Navy SEAL Requirements
The Navy SEALs are considered to be the toughest that the US military has to offer, and joining the SEALs is something that many people dream of doing. After all, that's why they're featured in so many movies. Unfortunately, just because you want to join the Navy SEALs, doesn't mean you can.
In Defence of the Tank #3: WW1 Part 2 - The Arms Race Begins.
In the last article, we investigated the introduction of the tank and its premature battlefield debut at The Battle of Flers-Courcelette. By introducing the MK1 tank too early, and in numbers too few, the British were unable to fully capitalise on their new invention. Even more worrisome for the British, it gave the Germans the time and breathing room they needed to develop counters to it.
Becoming a Military Wife
His strong work ridden hands gently graze my back as he begins to work the knots out from a long day of caring for our 11-month-old daughter and the rest of the day's worries. As his hands glide thoroughly up and down my back, the day's tension loosens from my back just at his touch. Then, as he finishes the massage, I get one last final gentle rub to ensure all my stress is gone.
Movie Review: 'Fallen'
How do I write fairly about a documentary about police officers? It’s harder than it seems. Police officers have become polarizing figures in our culture and writing about them inevitably leads to arguments on all sides. If I don’t write critically of police officers I will be accused of ignoring the terrible traumas that police officers have inflicted upon the innocent and guilty alike. If I write negatively of police officers I am accused of not understanding the difficulty of their job and having some leftist political agenda.
I asked my grandfather Wyndham Darnell Jr., one day... “Do you remember where you were when the Jap’s attacked the US on December 7th, 1941 at Pearl Harbor?”
Must Watch Navy SEAL Movies
The Navy SEAL program is one of legend. No one trains harder than them, no one is stronger than them, and they're considered to be the very best special forces team in the world. Is it any surprise, then, that so many movies have been made about this elite fighting force?
In Defence of the Tank #2: WW1 Part 1 - The Dawn of the Tank.
The year is 1915 and the Great War enters its second year. After "The Race to The Sea" ended in 1914, the western front has been bogged down in trench warfare.
How Much Does the National Guard Pay?
The National Guard is one of the largest military branches in the United States, and it's also one of the most flexible in terms of scheduling. People who want to join the military often choose the National Guard because of its flexibility — but that can come with a price.
What to Know About Navy SEAL Training
In the military, it goes without saying that the Navy SEALs are some of the most highly trained people in the world. They are one of the only teams that can operate at expert level on land, sea, and air — and their missions have become legendary.