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Santa at War: A visual history of Jolly Old St. Nick in the unlikeliest of places
Santa has been in range of snipers far more than the North Pole probably cares to admit.
‘Jingle Bells’ was the first song performed in space because 2 military pilots pranked NASA
In space, everyone can hear your Christmas carols
The Task & Purpose guide to gearing up for the most aggressively American Christmas ever
It's the most wonderful time of the year. Dress accordingly.
13 essential pieces of gear for the War on Christmas
The war for the soul of America is upon us. Dress accordingly.
Why ‘Die Hard’ is the greatest Christmas movie of all time
Editor's note: This article was originally published on December 21, 2016
5 things I actually miss about being deployed on Christmas
Editor's note: This article was originally published on December 21, 2015.
Which is the better Christmas action flick: ‘Die Hard’ or ‘Lethal Weapon’?
Editor's note: This article was originally published on December 24, 2015.
‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the war zone…
Editor's note: This article was originally published on Dec. 23, 2019.
That time the USS George Washington won the sh*t out of Christmas
Editor's note: This story was originally published on Dec. 18, 2019.
An Army unit held a gingerbread house competition to stop sexual assault for some reason
What the actual fuck.
11 essential pieces of gear for the War on Christmas
The ultimate struggle for the soul of America is upon us. Be prepared
Real-life Santa Claus makes wooden tanks and jeeps for Toys for Tots
Clements' M1 tanks were so accurate one of them wound up on the desk of the head of the Marine barracks at Fort Detrick.
A Vietnam vet with terminal cancer wanted snow for Christmas, so his family brought it to him… in Florida
This year, a Vietnam veteran with terminal cancer had only one wish for Christmas: He wanted to make a snow angel. And that's exactly what he got.
A Catholic priest and a Jewish boxer walked into a foxhole on Guadalcanal — and put on a midnight Christmas Mass for the ages
"There were guys who came from every religion and some of them didn't even have one, but they were all crying and thinking about the same thing"
‘Twas the night before Christmas in a warzone…
Task & Purpose is pleased to bring you a festive Global War on Terror rendition of "A Visit from St. Nicholas."
This Vietnam vet once spent a cold Christmas without heat. Now he just paid off the utility bills of 36 families
"Sometimes I get discouraged with life hitting me from every angle and then there are people and companies like this that restore my faith."
The USS George Washington just won the sh*t out of Christmas
The United States Navy is recalling some its most seasoned leaders in time for the Holiday season to train up its green pilots, and no, we're not talking about Maverick.
PSA: You can absolutely chop down a Christmas tree with a shotgun
Are you in search of a fresh Christmas tree but for some reason consider axes to be girly and ineffective when it comes to chopping it down? If these extremely specific circumstances apply to you, then fear not: you can absolutely blast your holiday decor free from the chains of Mother Earth
NYPD K9 units help collect care packages for ‘war dogs’ serving overseas
The NYPD is sending $6,000 worth of medical supplies, toys, shampoos, nail clippers and thank-you letters to Afghanistan this weekend.
Melania Trump may send you a care package to lighten up your holiday deployment
They're going to deployed U.S. troops in Iraq, Kuwait, Romania, Poland, and Djibouti.
We Salute The Fort Drum Soldier Who Saved A Stranger’s Life After She Was Stabbed 17 Times On Christmas Day
A Fort Drum soldier on leave found himself unexpectedly called on to act on Christmas Day after he witnessed a stabbing in Lubbock, Texas.
NORAD Santa Tracker Still Following Christmas Journey Despite Government Shutdown
Don’t worry, kids. Despite what the TV may have said about a partial government shutdown, you can rest assured that the...
How You Can Send US Troops Care Packages They Really Want This Holiday Season
The Department of Defense announced Tuesday that active-duty troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border will stay there through the holidays....