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Dan Crenshaw wants people to blow the whistle on ‘woke ideology’ in the military and he’s getting roasted for it [UPDATED]
Behoove, orientate, caveat, and other words ‘the troops’ hate you for saying
This is what it looks like to fly straight into a thunderstorm
What movies or shows did you watch on deployment?
You may see this break-dancing American soldier in the 2024 Olympics
Friends don’t let friends drink and play with samurai swords  — 9 amazingly dumb stories of military life
This $50 SEAL Team 6 hoodie is for silent — but loudly dressed — professionals. Book deal not included
How ‘Rear Adm. Jack Meehoff’ fooled a bunch of real retired generals and admirals
We salute the Army crew who named their tank ‘A Thicc Boi’
‘Diplomacy failed,’ ‘bye Felicia,’ and 27 other incredible tank names
This photo of Marine recruits on their first day at boot camp is begging for a caption contest
These stuffed animals have way more flight hours than you
Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at a Pentagon pitch meeting for the absurd M26 Shotgun
This A-10’s new paint job pays tribute to the original flying tank of World War II
This Army specialist’s inspiring speech about moving ‘down this bullcrap range’ ranks up there with Eisenhower’s D-Day address
‘PIKLRICK’: We salute the Air Force pilot who flew with a ‘Rick and Morty’ callsign
Laugh, and maybe cry, with these searing parody videos about Air Force life
No Easy Day in Whoville,’ ‘Goodnight, Boom’ and other potential titles for Adm. William McRaven’s new children’s book
This may be the greatest barracks Nerf battle we’ve ever seen
When the Pentagon spokesman gets asked about Polish strippers and geopolitics: ‘No, no, no’
The Nerf arsenal your squad needs to dominate the playground
‘It’s like our warpaint’— Why some Black Hawk crew chiefs paint their face masks something fierce
Why the hell are these Dutch sailors strolling through the desert in dress whites?
What words does the US military need to stop using?
‘It’s only four more laps’ — EOD soldier sets a world record running a mile in a 96-pound bomb suit