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Behold the majesty that is this portrait of ‘SEAL Team 1776’
Hail to the chief.
A New Book Reveals The Secret Plot To Assassinate George Washington
had a small group of pro-British conspirators had their way, the American Revolution might have lost its essential leader — George Washington — to imprisonment, execution or assassination.
The US Tradition Of Civilian Control Of The Military Started Here
Editor’s note: The Long March will be closed for inventory the month of August. We regret any inconvenience this causes … Continued
These ‘Independence Day’ Military Fails Prove The Aliens Should’ve Won
Independence Day is an excellent moto movie, but it's not without its faults. Like many Hollywood blockbusters, it just can't seem to get the military right.
Budweiser Unleashes Patriotic Summer Brew Cooked Up By… George Washington
George Washington was a lot of things: An amazing portrait-poser, father of numerous national legends and myths, boon to the … Continued
One Reason That George Washington’s Military Orders Were Effective
In June 1775, George Washington, appointing Maj. Gen. Philip Schuyler to a major command, gave explicit instructions about what he … Continued
Political Neutrality In Uniform Is Hard And Getting Harder, But It’s Still Your Duty
Above a stack of voting assistance pamphlets near my office at battalion headquarters, there’s a poster of George Washington with … Continued
Will Trump’s Military Fetish End Up Hurting American Democracy — Or Saving It?
Editor’s Note: This is the first edition of a new Task & Purpose column called “Swamp Warfare,” in which Jason … Continued
Should It Be Illegal To Buy And Sell Purple Hearts? One Congressman Thinks So
Military medal peddling is a lucrative market. With pawn shops, resale sites, and memorabilia stores offering Purple Hearts for cash, … Continued
Washington Bid His Officers Farewell At An NYC Bar That Still Stands Today
Nine days after the British retreated from America in 1783, Gen. George Washington, commanding general of the Continental Army, gathered … Continued
Documentary Explores America’s Treatment Of Physically Disabled Veterans
Looking back to when he began making his film one year ago, documentarian Ric Burns admits he really didn't know … Continued
7 Humbling Excerpts From George Washington’s Farewell Address As America’s First President
On Sept. 19, 1796, Philadelphia's American Daily Advertiser published president George Washington’s farewell address. In the letter, Washington — who … Continued
The 8 Presidents With The Most Badass Military Records
It used to be that if you wanted to enter politics, military service was virtually a prerequisite. And though the … Continued