As the Global War on Terror has crawled along, it’s produced a glut of movies, books, and other junk by, for, and about vets. It’s also led the armed services to get very protective of their brand and logos as well-meaning veteran entrepreneurs and shady fly-by-nighters try to turn a buck on America’s near-universal love for all things military.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
The United States is about to be treated to a total solar eclipse, and many active-duty soldiers across the country will have front row seats to the spectacle, while others will have to settle for a less magnificent but still pretty awesome partial eclipse.