When it comes to marrying the love of your life, there is a certain layer of magic that comes with knowing you'll have a partner by your side through thick and thin. However, the promise of standing side by side when you are a military couple will have its own challenges. The months of separation while a husband is out on duty can bring on lonely days. While being a military wife comes with its own share of magic, it always helps to feel the support of your loved ones. Whether their husband is in the next room or is a world away serving our country, these are some of the best gifts for military wives. Give them that extra reminder that their love is always with their military spouse. Little reminders of support truly go a long way.
Joining the military is a decision that's both noble and risky. It's one that can lead to excellent benefits and prestige, but it also can lead to an early death. It's not a career path for everyone, that's for sure.
If you're a family member or friend who was faithfully sending care packages to a friend in the military, you already know how rough that life can be. Rougher still though is trying to re-integrate into the civilian world after being deployed at war.
There are plenty of reasons to be proud of our veterans. Their hard work, dedication, and bravery serve as the backbone of this great country. The exploits of our military have made for great stories over the years—be it television specials, movies, or even old wartime books.
A good friend of mine who experienced frontline combat once told me that nothing is quite as human as war. War is where people show their true nature—for better or for worse. War is hell, but it's also where people show their bravest moments.
There’s something about military service that changes a person. For that reason, it’s only natural for these men who served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps to want to write about their experiences.
Military recruiters, like any profession, are a mixed bag. Some, most even, will do their best to answer your questions honestly and give you the most accurate picture of the military that they can provide. Others, however, are ill equipped to answer all of your questions, and you may not know what questions to ask. Furthermore, some recruiters are apt to bend the truth, and are more inclined to feed you lies to fill their quotas. To that end, there are strictly some things your military recruiter won't tell you, or can't tell you, that you should keep in mind as you decide whether or not to enlist.
Thinking about joining the armed services or about serving your country? Here is a 19-year-old with quite some experience grappling with becoming a new member of the military, adapting to this lifestyle, and sticking with it even when the odds were stacked against me. “Is this something you really want to do? Are you ready for this commitment?” These questions should ring in your head throughout the process, for you to make a decision that will impact your life significantly.
There are so many stores that sell military/army-inspired clothing as a form of fashion, like camo-designed shirts, hats, jackets, combat boots, coats with army patches, and anything else that's related to the military. Stores use the military style as fashion to sell their pieces to customers. However, there are people who want to buy genuine military clothing and equipment—not the fake shit. These customers want to get their hands on actual military jackets, their hefty and durable tactical combat boots, and even some of the equipment that soldiers use on the daily, like backpacks and duffle bags.
2017 was a big year for breaking news and stories, and the military was no exception to these big stories. 2017 gave the armed forces a new commander-in-chief and a litany of other stories hit front pages and Twitter. These are the biggest military stories of 2017.
Violence is the brightest thread that runs through human history. Thousands of years and countless resources have been spent developing ever more efficient means of murder.