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Laugh, and maybe cry, with these searing parody videos about Air Force life
“If anyone is wondering, this actually happens."
No Easy Day in Whoville,’ ‘Goodnight, Boom’ and other potential titles for Adm. William McRaven’s new children’s book
Osama Bin Laden and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Here’s what 23 of the world’s most dangerous terrorists look like today
Let's see how they're doing...
‘The worst 4 hours of my life’ — Legendary astronaut Michael Collins on what it’s like to have a nicotine fit aboard a B-52 mid-flight
"Like a teething baby, I slobbered and gummed my fingertips, my pencils, the corner of my handkerchief."
Why Green Beret training involves shooting out of a Toyota Corolla and ramming vehicles
No, this isn't from the set of 'John Wick'
This Army pilot can teach you how to hover in a helicopter in just 54 seconds
"Hovering a helicopter is very similar to standing up in a hammock while trying to rub your belly and pat your head at the same time."
This may be the greatest barracks Nerf battle we’ve ever seen
Someone brought a guitar.
The Nerf arsenal your squad needs to dominate the playground
It’s natural to want one’s squad outfitted in the latest and greatest in low-impact fun-guns.
‘It’s like our warpaint’— Why some Black Hawk crew chiefs paint their face masks something fierce
An Army veteran with 9 years of experience fixing Black Hawks explains why crew chief face masks often look so cool.
These British soldiers had the coolest training ever (literally)
"I don’t want to state the obvious, but it’s very cold."
What is the one piece of EDC gear you absolutely cannot live without?
We want to hear from you.
Why the hell are these Dutch sailors strolling through the desert in dress whites?
The lieutenant may be lost again.
Here’s why Air Force fighter pilots get massage therapists and athletic trainers
"Rather than waiting until someone has a back or neck problem, we’re already training to be stronger before problems occur."
‘It’s only four more laps’ — EOD soldier sets a world record running a mile in a 96-pound bomb suit
"In my head I knew that I only had to run four more laps, and for the rest of my life it’s done.”
The true story behind that one scene from ‘Black Hawk Down’ that explains why soldiers go to war
"When you're in that critical moment the only thing you're thinking about is taking care of the people around you."
At $39,000, this C-130-styled handbag costs half the salary of an actual Air Force pilot
They both carry stuff, but the C-130 is way better at it.
We salute Dream Doodles, the airman whose comics show the hilarity of Air Force life
"I’ve had so many silly moments where I’ve thought ‘am I the only one who goes through this?’”
‘Star Wars’ shows what guard duty is really like
"Do you know what's going on?
The ‘Greatest Beer Run Ever’ is getting a war movie made about it
“I said, ‘Chickie Donohue, what the hell are you doing here?’ He said, ‘I came to bring you a beer.'”
Here are the funniest military punishments you shared with us
Watch Army trainees get smoked by this adorable 5-year-old drill sergeant
"He wants to be a drill sergeant just like his daddy."
These are the movie scenes that actually get war and military service right
We asked, you answered.
Marine captain to elite university: Pay my tuition
It's a bold strategy, Cotton.
How ‘Live Free or Die Hard’ revealed an actual problem with the F-35
"I was really struck by the fact that they predicted the F-35 getting hacked."