After 75 Years, The Seabees Show No Signs Of Slowing Down
The Navy’s “Construction Battalions” were founded 75 years ago this week.
The Battle Of Toad Hall Is A Masterpiece Asymmetrical Warfare
How “The Wind in the Willows” can teach us about small unit actions in warfare.
He Watched The Battle Of Gettysburg From His House, Then Joined In
John L. Burns was a 69-year-old veteran who was still so full of piss and vinegar that he saw the Battle of Gettysburg from his house and joined in.
For 25 Years, This Marine Kept A Dark Secret That Involved A Famous Disney Cartoon
The voice of Disney’s Bambi was actually a United States Marine who served three tours in Vietnam.
This Animation Tells The True Story Of A Soldier Who Was Lynched For Being Black In 1898
This animated short film tells the tragic story of a black soldier who was lynched in 1898, after recently returning home.
The US Army Had Big Plans For Dealing With Riots In The 1960s
Manuals provided to Task & Purpose under a Freedom of Information Act request show how the Army planned to counter civil disturbances during the Cold War.
10th Mountain Division’s Colorado Birthplace May Get Federal Protection
The division was formed and trained at Camp Hale from 1942-1945. It currently resides at Fort Drum.
How Veterans Set The Precedent For America’s Greatest Protests
The GI Bill as we know it today got its humble beginning in a 43,000-strong veteran protest that became the first major successful march on Washington, D.C.
The 4th Infantry’s 100 Years Of Warfare Is A History Worth Reading
“To War With The 4th” tells the story of the 4th Infantry Division’s first century of war.