On March 18, President Obama will be presenting the Medal of Honor to 24 soldiers who were denied that honor due to discriminatory practices of the times. This ceremony is proof that one person can make a difference. One Man Army For over 50 years, veteran Mitchel Libman believed that his friend Pfc. Leonard Kravitz […]
The weapons of war have changed dramatically with the advent of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and so too, have the injuries of war. Much has been written about Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and while it is not new or restricted to war, it has become synonymous with Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans. To increase […]
When facing a challenge, it’s comforting to know that somebody has your back. With the end of the war in Iraq, the impending drawdown in Afghanistan and budget cuts reducing troop numbers, over a million service men and women will reintegrate into the civilian world over the next five years. They will bring with them […]
The Atlantic takes a trip back in time to their coverage of our 16th President. From the election to his death and into modern times, take a look back at what was published about Honest Abe.
We get asked all the time, “What is the best military boot?” Our answer? “It depends on who you ask!” But we’d like to give our customers a better answer… one that’s based on what you think. So tell us what your favorite tactical boot is and why, and we’ll enter you in a drawing […]
The VA has just released a new online tool to help military personnel and their families calculate their post-911 GI Bill benefits. It also allows you to compare schools, look at graduation and loan statistics, and find out if the school you’re considering is a Yellow Ribbon participant. The tool also has helpful links to […]
Six days a week, athletic trainers from Auburn University work with soldiers at Ft. Benning. Their presence provides many benefits: Decreases the number of injuries through education and prevention Reduces the load on troop medical clinics Helps soldiers to get back on their feet faster The program has been running for 4 years. Read the […]
In his famous “I Have a Dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther King Jr. proclaimed, “We cannot walk alone. And as we walk, we must make the pledge that we shall always march ahead.” With respect for his dream, we remember him today. Watch the speech below.
“The best boots for kicking ass,” screams the sketch by Dan Vuono, a sales associate at the Ft. Riley USP store and medically retired infantryman. He was inspired by the rugged look and materials that make up the Garmont T8 combat boot. Dan’s day to day tasks at the store include stocking, cleaning, and helping […]
Camo seems like a simple thing – but every branch has their own idea of how to blend in. From desert to woodland, arctic to ocean, the military works hard to keep our guys undercover. Don’t look too closely, though – you might find a few logos hidden in the pixels. Speaking of pixels – […]