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Sentinel guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Arlington National Cemetery has announced civilians will be allowed to walk up to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and lay flowers on the grave.…

A male sailor administering the COVID-19 vaccine on another sailor

The United States Navy has announced new guidelines regarding service members and the COVID-19 vaccine. In a message sent to all active-duty personnel this week,…

USS Bear and the Irving Birch at sea

The United States Coast Guard has announced the discovery of the wreckage of the U.S. Revenue cutter Bear, a military ship that sunk approximately 260…

Animals have been an important component of war for thousands of years, either to supplement manpower with the movement of supplies and equipment or in…

Duane Dewey + US Marine Corps in the trenches of Korea

Korean War veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Duane Dewey has died at the age of 89. The retired US Marine Corps Corporal was described…

Memorial for Randall Shughart and Gary Gordon

There are few military servicemen who have received the Medal of Honor and had their actions portrayed in a Hollywood movie. Two are Master Sergeant…

US Military Experiments from the past

Some of the most interesting moments in military history are the experiments behind the scenes that never even saw the light of day. With its…

USS Simpson

Currently, the only operational ship in the US Navy to have sunk another vessel is the 220-year-old USS Constitution, a wooden-hulled three-masted heavy frigate that…

Prisoners pulling equipment in a trench + Prisoners sitting in bunkbeds

The Gulag prison system was the Soviet Union’s way of dealing with political dissidents and those they felt were harmful to the Communist regime. While…

Military generals are typically not associated with Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. However, without one particular military general, Magic Kingdom would still be a mosquito-infested wetland.…

F-22 Raptor

Both the F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II can carry missiles that are able to strike an enemy aircraft well over 30 miles away with…

Troop lying down on the jungle floor

Jungle warfare is its own beast. Often called a “Green Hell,” the terrain, animal species and weather conditions force soldiers to contend with an environment…