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US Army Rangers Engaged a Local Gang in a Fierce Gunfight on the Streets of Tacoma

US Army Rangers scaling a wooden platform

In the 1980s, drugs ran rampant on American streets and there was an uptick in gang violence. While there are still major issues with drug…

TikToker Claims Recruiter Lied to Convince Her to Enlist in the US Military

Itzel Hernandez wearing a black dress + Itzel Hernandez wearing her US Army fatigues

A TikTok creator has gone viral after uploading a video in which she claims a recruiter tricked her into joining the US military – something…

The Story of the Original US Navy I-Bar Featured in ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Behind-the-scenes image from 'Top Gun: Maverick'

The famous I-Bar, a favorite spot for US Navy aviators at Naval Air Station North Island, is making history, thanks to the release of Top…

Details About ‘Inglourious Basterds’ That Make It Worth a Rewatch

Brad Pitt as Aldo Raine in 'Inglourious Basterds'

2009’s Inglourious Basterds is a war movie, comedy and drama all at the same time. It’s an homage to World War II movies and Spaghetti…

The Seven Most Heartbreaking Deaths in Military Movies

Willem Dafoe as Sgt. Elias in 'Platoon' + Tom Hanks and Mykelti Williamson as Forrest Gump and Benjamin Buford "Bubba" Blue in 'Forrest Gump'

Military and war films have long been some of the most popular forms of cinema. Unfortunately, war is hell, and that means there are often…

Bob Roop was a Special Forces Medic Prior to Becoming a World-Famous Wrestler

Jim Barnett standing with Bob Roop

Professional wrestlers come from all kinds of backgrounds. Few, however, have the backstory of Bob Roop. The Michigan native wrestled in high school, but went…

Seven Small Details in Military Films That Make Them More Accurate

Gary Sinise as Lt. Dan Taylor in 'Forrest Gump' + Scene from 'Fury'

When filmmakers make movies about the military, they try to be as accurate as possible. This can be accomplished in a number of ways, but…

Russia’s War on Ukraine is Emphasizing the Need for Military Powers to Adapt to the Changing Face of Conflict

Damaged city buildings and buses + Ukrainian soldiers riding in a tank

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has surpassed the 100-day mark and has seen much of the invaded country left in rubble. Many cities were razed…

Checkout This Interview Footage of the ‘Top Gun’ Cast Onboard the USS Enterprise (CVN-65)

Cast of 'Top Gun' sitting together

In 1986, moviegoers went bananas over the release of Top Gun. The film, which offered the general public a look into what the US Navy‘s…

Six Famous Comedians Who Served in the US Military

Bob Newhart + George Carlin

The very best stand-up comedians connect with the audience by talking about their experiences and finding humor in both the mundane and dangerous. As such,…

The Real-Life Inspiration for Top Gun’s ‘Viper’ Made a Cameo in the Movie

Tom Skerritt as Mike "Viper" Metcalf in 'Top Gun'

Top Gun debuted in theaters in May 1986, and moviegoers had never seen anything like it. The film was sleek and cool, and portrayed the…

The History of Chechnya’s Fierce Fighting Force

Chechen fighters walking together

In February 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin sent the country’s Army to invade Ukraine. He believed he could make quick work of the invasion, but…