Recent articles from Michael Lane Smith
You’ve Never Done Corporate Teambuilding Like This Before
Two combat vets are taking their military skills to the private sector by providing mission-focused, team-building events to New York companies.
UNSUNG HEROES: The Air Commando Who Called In Crucial Air Support After Taking A Grenade Blast
Tech. Sgt. Matthew J. Greiner proceeded to fulfill his duties after sustaining crippling injuries from a grenade.
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7 Memorable Moments From General Odierno’s Tenure As Army Chief Of Staff
Here are seven great videos from Odierno's time as Army chief of staff.
Kyle Carpenter Stole The Sergeant Major Of The Marine Corps’ Chair
How many corporals have stolen the seat of the top enlisted Marine? Kyle Carpenter has.
UNSUNG HEROES: The Combat-Decorated Marine Who Sprang Into Action When The Washington Navy Yard Was Attacked
Staff Sgt. Zachary Rubart mobilized a quick reaction force in response to the 2013 Washington Navy Yard shooting.
Here’s What It’s Like To Visit The 9/11 Memorial Museum
As a millennial, I thought I remembered Sept. 11, 2001. The 9/11 Memorial Museum proved me wrong.
Without A Bomb, What Is Iran’s Military Capable Of Doing?
Keeping Iran from getting a nuclear weapon has been an international priority. Without a nuke, how does the Iranian military shape up?
UNSUNG HEROES: The Marine Who Carried 3 Men Out Of Harm’s Way Under Heavy Fire
Sgt. Aubrey McDade Jr. directed cover fire and risked his life, carrying three critically injured men out from under heavy fire.