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Watch a former Army Ranger go to lifestyle bootcamp on the latest season of ‘Queer Eye’
“I’ve gotta learn to love myself.”
10 gifts for that service member who won’t shut up about being from Texas
If you’re wondering how you’ll know if they’re from Texas: They’ll tell you.
10 books for Marines who want to learn how to read good
Think of it as a supplement to the Commandant’s Professional Reading list, only Marines may actually want to read these items.
The best gifts for sci-fi war nerds
Santa's about to hot drop into enemy blaster fire.
China’s biggest movie is about how a US Marine division held off 12 Chinese divisions
As if 'The Hurt Locker' wasn't bad enough.
The best military books we read this year
Here’s a brief list of some of the best books we read here at Task & Purpose in the last year.
What ‘Squid Game’ teaches us about life in the military
Mind games, crappy food, matching uniforms, and signing a contract without realizing what you're agreeing to. Sound familiar?
These are the best photos of the US Military we saw this week
Blue Angels and brrrrt, silkies and squad bays...we have it all
What that one scene in ‘Saving Private Ryan’ teaches us about complaining in the military
Gripes go up.
‘Pearl Harbor’ is actually a good movie and all you critics are just haters
Hating 'Pearl Harbor' is not a personality trait.
‘I request trial by court-martial’ — The real story behind that one beloved scene in ‘Band of Brothers’
Yeah, that actually happened.
If Keanu Reeves doesn’t do some ‘John Wick’ sh*t in ‘Matrix 4’ it’ll be a misfire of epic proportions
They need more guns. Lots of guns.
That one scene in ‘Charlie Wilson’s War’ that showed us a real-life ‘Blue Collar James Bond’
“You might say he was rough around the edges. He was comfortable using the F word.”
The complex story of a Marine vet taking hostages to fix his VA benefits is hitting the big screen
'Easley fought for his country, and when he needed help, his country let him down.'
One of the most telling scenes in ‘Saving Private Ryan’ involved a sidelong glance at a sandwich
If you blink, you'll miss it.
A Marine’s new book is a ‘deeply lyrical account’ of infantry life in the Post 9/11 age
If there is such a thing as literary justice, you will eventually find Tellessen’s truth shelved alongside Sledge and Leckie and O’Brien.
A gamer leaked classified tank specs online to win an argument over a military video game
This is the same kind of guy who won’t shut up about ‘OPSEC violations’ in the comment section.
‘Independence Day’ gave us the greatest presidential address in recent history
"We will not go quietly into the night! We will not vanish without a fight! We're going to live on! We're going to survive!"
The ‘Battlefield 2042’ gameplay trailer is here with a ton of new guns, armor, and aircraft
There's a whole hell of a lot going on here.
‘Battlefield 2042’ brings players back to a time when the franchise was at its best
Please don't suck.
The Omaha Beach landing in ‘Saving Private Ryan’ changed how we look at WWII
“I wasn’t there in 1944 in June on Omaha Beach, but seeing that I somehow felt I was."
Everything right and wrong with the mortar trooper from ‘The Mandalorian,’ according to a Marine mortar platoon commander
A long time ago, in a mortar platoon far, far away.
7 types of people you date while in uniform
What's your MOS?
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."