Drink combinations are seemingly endless, but there are a few classic cocktails that either originated in the military, or were created specifically to honor U.S. armed forces. Some drinks have their roots in military history, while others are inherently patriotic.
Like it or not, alcohol is part of military life. Even in today’s uptight atmosphere, alcohol is one of the lubricants helping the military machine run smoothly. But the weight and viscosity of that lubricant changes through your time in the military. As an officer goes through his or her career, things evolve, and your choice of drinks changes with them.