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?
(USA.Gov) Military retirement requires a lot of planning and consideration for best success. In addition to finances, you need to think about when and where you’ll retire. Big city or small city? Near a VA base for medical benefits is a huge consideration as you mature physically and need more medical attention. Experts advise that you may need as much as 80 percent of your … [Read more...] about Military Retirement Requires Long Range Planning For Best Success
(USMiltary.com) I was 12 years old when my brother Mike was killed in Viet Nam. It was early on a Saturday morning, late November, 1968, when there was a knock at the door. My Dad was upstairs shaving, and my Mom was in the kitchen making breakfast. I answered the door, and there was an Army soldier in his Class A uniform. He asked to see my Mom and Dad. My Dad called out “Who … [Read more...] about “I Was 12 Years Old When My Brother Mike Was Killed in Viet Nam.”