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?
Presidential Elections in Tunisia: A Deviation from the Path of Democracy?
Nabil Karoui, Tunisian businessman and owner of the TV channel Nessma, has been in prison since August 23rd. He is one of the favorites in the country’s presidential elections, and was arrested the same day that electoral and media authorities announced that they were banning the Nessma station from reporting on the campaigns. This was done under the reasoning that Nessma was … [Read more...] about Presidential Elections in Tunisia: A Deviation from the Path of Democracy?
What to Expect at Navy School
The United States Navy has a school to teach every enlisted man and woman the skills they need to do their job. These schools go through the many different specialized skills which will be beneficial not just in the duties the sailor will be performing but simply how to be the best sailor they can be. There are a few things you should know about what to expect at a Navy … [Read more...] about What to Expect at Navy School
Are Military Recruiting Requirements Being Lowered?
Military recruiting requirements are being lowered due to growing disqualification issues with America's youth largely centered on weight, drug use. Department of Defense Secretary Ashton Carter gave a talk on ?Force of the Future? military reforms this week which may involve relaxed recruiting guidelines on everything from single-parent enlistees to drug use and obesity. … [Read more...] about Are Military Recruiting Requirements Being Lowered?
Terrorism in Libya: Causes and Effects
USMilitary.com featured columnist Dr. Sasha Toperich is the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the "Mediterranean Development Initiative" (MDI) based in Tunis, Tunisia, and is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations SAIS at The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University in Washington D.C. Early Background ? The … [Read more...] about Terrorism in Libya: Causes and Effects