In the last few months of 2021, more than 160 active military members died by suicide. That staggering number is more than the combined number of military COVID deaths from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. That means, in only a few months, suicide numbers surpassed those lost to COVID for of all of 2020 and most of 2021. More soldiers are succumbing to their mental … [Read more...] about Death by Suicide Greatly Surpasses COVID Deaths Among Military Members
World War I is known at the time as The Great War. It officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. However, fighting ceased seven months earlier when an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, between the Allied nations and Germany went into effect on the eleventh hour … [Read more...] about What Does Veteran’s Day Mean To You?
“Thank you for not only serving our country but for opening up to tell the world about your Christianity...” Medal of Honor Gold Star Family Member L.C. (Larry) Fowler is an exciting new Christian nonfiction author. He was born and raised in the southern United States and gave up college to follow his dream of attending Basic Underwater Demolition SEAL (BUD/S) … [Read more...] about Autobiography Compares Living Faithfully With Navy SEAL Training (BUD/S).
There are a few different factors to consider if you want to know which military branch sees the most combat. Technically, it's going to be the US Army, but that's just by the numbers. Military Branches by the Numbers In total, there are 1,359,685 active duty personnel in the United States armed services, and 799,845 in reserve in a recent year. In the US Army … [Read more...] about What Military Branch Sees the Most Combat?
JULY 19, 2021 | DOD NEWS "Veterans who believe they have suffered an inequity or injustice warranting a correction to their service record or who believe their discharge was unjust, erroneous or warrants an upgrade are encouraged to apply," said Christa Specht, director of the Office of Legal Policy. For example, veterans who received less than honorable discharges … [Read more...] about Veterans Can Request a Correction to Military Records Through a Review Board