Hurricane Harvey slammed Texas this weekend, dumping more than 20 inches of rain in some areas, collapsing parts of buildings, and turning streets into raging rivers, and it shows no signs of letting up, reports the New York Times.
Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Eric S. Garst
Family-owned Bay Area Movers in Portsmouth, Virginia, planned to clear out room for storage by auctioning off abandoned household items. The problem? The moving company has 105 crates containing 47 service members’ household goods, some of which have gone unclaimed for 22 years — and a big misunderstanding followed by a social media firestorm forced them to cancel the auction.
If you’ve ever been in the middle of something when colors or the national anthem starts to play, you understand that heart-pounding sense of urgency to stop what you're doing and stand ramrod straight at the position of attention.
A staple of modern military service, MREs, or Meals Ready-To-Eat, are a common sight as well as a common source of both nutrition and frustration. Every service member has an opinion on which MREs, are the best, worst, hardest to find, have the best snacks, and quite a few of them have taken to the internet to share them.