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INTERVIEW: Undersea Salvage Expert Curt Newport Talks About His Involvement in the Searches for Challenger and USS Indianapolis

Portrait of Curt Newport + Front cover of 'Ready to Dive: Five Decades of Adventure in the Abyss'

Curt Newport is an underwater salvage expert with decades of experiencing. Along with exploring the likes of the RMS Titanic, he was also involved in…

Folding the American Flag: What Does a Folded Flag Mean and Why Is It Folded Into a Triangle?

Clare Fitzgerald
US Army soldiers folding the American flag into a triangle

If you’ve ever attended a military funeral or a ceremony on Memorial Day, odds are you’ve watched guards come together to fold the American flag.…

INTERVIEW: Dr. Marshall Poe on the Mỹ Lai Massacre and Its Impact on Vietnam-Era America

Aerial view of Mỹ Lai, with smoke rising into the air

The Mỹ Lai Massacre has been dubbed “the most shocking episode of the Vietnam War,” with hundreds of civilians slaughtered by American troops. It’s an…

The Battle of Athens Saw Armed War Veterans Take On Corruption in Their Local Government

Rosemary Giles
Crowd standing among overturned vehicles in the middle of a street

In the post-war summer of 1946, the small town of Athens, Tennessee became the epicenter of an event that went down in history as the…

Russo-Ukrainian War: Where Do We Stand As the Conflict Enters Its Third Year?

Clare Fitzgerald
Ukrainian troops driving a military tank down a road

On February 24, 2024, the Russo-Ukrainian War entered its third year. In what became the largest assault on a European nation since the Second World…

Jeff Bridges Became One of the Youngest Academy Award Nominees While Serving In the US Coast Guard Reserve

Clare Fitzgerald
Jeff Bridges as Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn in 'True Grit'

Jeff Bridges is truly one of the most talented individuals of his generation. Renowned for his acting, and having dabbled in music, writing and photography,…

New War Movies 2024 Edition: The Military & WW2 Movies Coming to Theaters This Year

Clare Fitzgerald
Johnny Flynn as Nicholas Winton in 'One Life' + Barry Keoghan as Lt. Curtis Biddick in 'Masters of the Air' + Russell Crowe as Maximus Decimus Meridius in 'Gladiator'

The beginning of the year has us excited about what the next 365 days will bring, particularly when it comes to entertainment. We always look…

The Costume Detail That Adds Authenticity to the German Soldiers in ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’

Clare Fitzgerald
Harrison Ford and Sean Connery as Indiana Jones and Henry Jones, Sr. in 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade'

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) is among the most popular films within the Indiana Jones franchise. Set just prior to the outbreak of…

We Asked AI To Reimagine Our Favorite War Movies – This Is What Happened

Tom Cruise as Lt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in 'Top Gun' + AI image of Matthew Modine as Lt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in 'Top Gun'

While it’s difficult to imagine our favorite military and war films in a way other than how they were initially released, the casting process is…

The Battle of Khasham Was the ‘First Deadly Clash’ Between Americans and Russians Since the Cold War

Soldiers standing around in the Syrian desert while another and a military vehicle fire their weapons

In the early years of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), the US coalition forces engaged in conflict with Syrian pro-government militia and Russian private military contractors…

The Story Behind Radar’s Departure From ‘M*A*S*H’

Clare Fitzgerald
Gary Burghoff as Radar O'Reilly in 'M*A*S*H'

M*A*S*H (1972-83) is one of the most beloved shows to ever air on television – and how could you not like it? The characters are…

A US Marine Corps Veteran Once Killed His Stepfather… With An Atomic Wedgie

Ryan McLachlan
Man being handcuffed

On December 21, 2013, a US Marine Corps veteran killed his stepfather in a rather hard-to-believe way. When an argument between the pair turned physical,…