Donald Trump’s Plan To Fire A Lot Of Generals Might Not Be So Simple
Lincoln could appoint Senators and other important officials as generals. Trump can’t.
23 Literal Translations Of Military Graphics That Actually Make Sense
These interpretations make way more sense than their intended meanings.
The Real Point Of Eisenhower’s Warning About The Military-Industrial Complex
Eisenhower’s dual warning holds as true today as it did in 1961.
The Reflective Belt: An Icon Of The Global War On Terror
The U.S. is still involved in conflicts throughout the Middle East. It's a dangerous world. Don't forget your reflective belt.
10 Lies Troops Use On Their First Sergeants
First sergeants hear some pretty outrageous lies come out of the mouths of junior enlisted troops.
Why The Woobie Is The Greatest Military Invention Ever Fielded
The poncho liner has been a staple of deployed life since it was first introduced in Vietnam, but the origin of the “Woobie” is shrouded in mystery.
The Army’s Tortured History With Drawdowns And Budget Cuts
As the Army suffers significant draw downs and cuts, look to the time following World War I as a historical example.
5 Times Failing Made Me A Better Company Grade Officer
Sometimes in order to succeed in the military, we have to fail first.
How A Drunk Decision By A Terrible Commanding Officer Led To A Medal Of Honor
Following the order of a drunken senior officer, Thomas W. Hyde led his men on a suicidal charge, and then went back for the wounded.
When Is The Right Time To Merge The Army National Guard And Reserve? Never.
The question of whether to merge the Army National Guard and the Army Reserve has a long and bitter history in the United States. Here's why.
10 Things You Wish You Didn’t Know About Being Deployed
You know that war is hell, and that it's also smelly.
Why I Changed My Mind About Women In Combat Arms Units
Once opposed to seeing women in combat, I realized, as soldiers, we all share the same goals and the fundamental mission of the armed forces.