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The Benefits of Joining US Army

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 Uday Patel (June 23, 2015)  US Army is one of the largest in the World. There are approximately more than one million men and women soldiers in active duty and as reserve personnel. The US Army has a long past dating back to the eighteen century whence it was created. The main motto of the Army is to fight the nation’s war. The regular army or the US Army was created in the year seventeen ninety one. The .. (Military)

Make Your Fashion Statement with Replica Air Force Jackets

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 Bruce Markey (April 13, 2015)  Virginia Postrel, American political and cultural writer said, for long Air Force jackets have represented masculine glamour. The Airmen, who represented the national ideal, were admired and were our inspiration. Finally, these Airmen have made sunglasses and jackets as fashion statements. No wonder many civilians want to wear them, even if it requires them to join the Air Force and .. (Military)

Researching Lawyer Fees for Divorce

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 Marya Simpson (January 21, 2013)  Those who are in the military must be sure to hire a lawyer who is familiar with military divorce laws. One difference that even changes among the states is the residency requirements—some states have no requirements for those in the active military while others require an assignment of six months or more. In the civilian sector you also must be certain to hire a lawyer who has .. (Military)

The Right Lawyer for a Retired Military Divorce

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 Marya Simpson (November 26, 2012)  Hiring lawyers for a divorce is an essential task. This is especially true when there are assets or other complexities such as military retirement. Protect yourself by making sure you have a lawyer who is looking out for your best interests. Complexities Involving Military Retirement While divorce itself can be a rather complex issue, the issue is even more complex when it is involves .. (Military)

Recession, cuts and rock-and-roll

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 John James (August 05, 2011)  We have heard the word “recession” so many times in the past four years or so that people have started blaming the recession for any kind of problem they might face, be it a job redundancy, the bad weather or the poor quality of Tesco value chicken. As we are constantly bombarded by this word, we have even stopped thinking of all the possible negative outcomes deriving from .. (Military)

China's Aircraft Carrier Project Confirmed

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 Fower Lee (July 29, 2011)  China verified yesterday it's near to finishing the refitting from the former Soviet aircraft company Varyag, now referred to as Shi Lang, which the vessel will quickly be prepared for its first ‘research and training’ mission. The repairs from the former Ukrainian vessel continues to be known about and broadly thought on for a while. But Chinese authorities this time .. (Military)

Japan worried about China military advantage

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 Fower Lee (July 26, 2011)  While Japan is really a major partner of both Indonesia and ASEAN, it's losing to China's growing influence. The Jakarta Post's Desy Nurhayati spoke with Japan's Foreign Ministry press secretary Satoru Satoh about the sidelines from the ASEAN meeting in Nusa Dua, Indonesia, on Friday. Here are excerpts in the interview: Question: Do you know the latest developments within the .. (Military)

Japan worried about China military advantage

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 Fower Lee (July 26, 2011)  While Japan is really a major partner of both Indonesia and ASEAN, it's losing to China's growing influence. The Jakarta Post's Desy Nurhayati spoke with Japan's Foreign Ministry press secretary Satoru Satoh about the sidelines from the ASEAN meeting in Nusa Dua, Indonesia, on Friday. Here are excerpts in the interview: Question: Do you know the latest developments within the .. (Military)

Marine Corps recalls new boots from war zone

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 Ambreen Tariq (June 04, 2011)  The Marine Corps is recalling more than 8,000 of its new rugged all terrain boots — many of them being worn by troops in Afghanistan — after reports they are falling apart in the field, Marine Corps Times has learned. Problems with the hot-weather RAT boots include separation of stitching and glue at the seams, said Lt. Col. Kevin Reilly, the program manager for infantry .. (Military)

Who is a Hero

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 David Burnell (March 08, 2011)  According to the dictionary a hero is: a person of distinguished courage or ability, admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. For me this word has a few meanings that may relate to the official definition, but more importantly to me identifies a few actual faces. I have personally been on hundreds of 911 trauma calls where lives hung in the balance off cliffs, open water, .. (Military)

Space Based Strike Weapons

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 Kevin Jiang (December 31, 2010)  Space Based Strike Weapons (SBSW) are systems operating from Earth orbit with the capability to damage or destroy either terrestrial targets (land, sea, or air) or terrestrially launched objects passing through space (e. g. , ballistic missiles), via the projection of mass or energy. Mass-to-target SBSW collide with a target, damaging it through the combined mass and velocity of the .. (Military)

The Perils of Nuclear War

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 Ryan Kiuki (December 15, 2010)  Since the Cold War ended some years ago, and the stereotypical Russian no longer features a nuclear missile in the background, the threat of nuclear war seems to have subsided somewhat, and is far from being the main concern of the average citizen. However, with countries like North Korea still intent on building nuclear missiles, as well as the vast stockpiles countries like the UK, .. (Military)

DOD 8570: What you ought to Know

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 Dale Gibson (October 27, 2010)  DOD 8570 is the US military regulation that requires formal training in security for all IT jobs. The DOD has finally imposed a hard deadline for 100% compliance across all units: DOD 8570 certification must be completed before December 31, 2010. This urgent deadline is not the only obstacle to be overcome. Rigid deadline notwithstanding, the DOD has maintained its exacting standards .. (Military)

Why defence is back in the news

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 A. Harford (August 05, 2009)  Defence has re-emerged as a key issue in the news following a string of recent developments both in operations abroad and in the workings of government here in Britain. For a country that once had one of the most powerful and largest militaries in the world, it is hard to believe that defence ever left the main political stage. But the end of the Cold War, together with other public .. (Military)

Veteran's Information Online

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 Liza C (January 20, 2009)  The Department of Veterans Affairs web page is one of the great tools that can be used by the veterans in communicating with the government. The web page offers a complete and detailed list of benefits of American military staff including approved rights and bills and other information such as phone numbers, related pages and persons to contact to. Besides the detailed programs, it .. (Military)

Become an Army Officer

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 Tobay Dytham Swifft (January 11, 2009)  A job in the armed forces is considered one of the top jobs the people can become and the army is no exception. Within the army forces there are many different career paths that you chose and it is up to you as a candidate to select the career path that you want. Another benefit of joining the army is that anyone can join regardless of qualifications. There are positions available for .. (Military)

Disabled Veterans Benefits - Why We Need Improvements

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 Kyle B Taylor (November 23, 2008)  The seemingly endless struggle of the US soldiers in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan in order to achieve peace in those regions have, sadly, not gone without incurring heavy tolls upon those who have risked their lives for the cause. Over more than 20,000 men and women who have volunteered to serve and protect their country come home from Afghanistan and Iraq sustaining wounds .. (Military)

Navy For Sail

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 Jim Truckey (November 20, 2008)  The U. S. Navy, more so than the other armed services, is steeped in tradition. There are many ceremonies that have endured among the ships of the fleet since John Paul Jones, and even before. Some have become archaic, displaced by improvements in technology and made obsolete by the size of the ships. For example, even before Columbus, ships used bells to tell time, relative to the .. (Military)

Old Guys Could Git-R-Done!

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 Sandy Morris (November 19, 2008)  Think a minute. . . America needs to go in a new direction when it comes sending our young to war! After all we just elected a new president with new direction for the White House - let's go in a new military direction and git-r-done! The armed services are looking at things totally wrong instead of sending the young, often inexperienced 18 year old's off to fight, maybe the services .. (Military)

Britain's Special Forces

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 David Alsop (November 18, 2008)  The United Kingdom's Special Forces (UKSF) have been reconfigured and augmented in the wake of the September 11th attacks and the resulting Global War On Terror. Existing units have been augmented in terms of both manpower and budget and additional units have been formed specifically to meet the emerging terrorist threat. Who are Britain's Special Forces? The Special Air Service .. (Military)

Missile Defense in Europe

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 Steve Lambakis (October 09, 2008)  The U. S. ballistic missile defense (BMD) system is a single, integrated system to protect the United States, its deployed forces, and U. S. allies and friends against growing threats posed by ballistic missiles from rogue states such as North Korea and Iran. It is the policy of the United States to work with its allies to deploy defenses against existing and emerging threats from .. (Military)

President Bush's Leadership on Missile Defense

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 Stephen J. Hadley (October 09, 2008)  President Bush came into office in January 2001 determined to ensure that America had the defense capabilities it needed to protect our people, our allies, and our interests from the threats of the 21st century. One of those threats is the challenge of ballistic missiles in the hands of rogue states-potentially armed with weapons of mass destruction. President Bush has confronted this .. (Military)

A Day in Baghdad Iraq

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 Ryan Critchett (October 09, 2008)  04:30 I wake up to the sounds of 107 MM rockets landing outside my building in Fob Rustamiyah. 3 hours ago, my scout platoon had just gotten back from an 8 hour mission in the outskirts of Sadr City, Baghdad Iraq. I was so tired, I could give a crap about the rockets landing within feet of our position. We had been there so long and just got extended. Moral was at an all time low. We .. (Military)

Life As a Military Wife - An Army of Mom

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 Don Rainwater (October 05, 2008)  Being a military wife is extremely gratifying. It is the closest you can come short of being an actual military member. A military wife wears many hats, especially once you have children. The military life is very rewarding when you think about what your husband is doing serving his Country. Being a military family and particularly a military wife you develop a great deal of patriotism. . (Military)

Text Messaging and Counterinsurgency

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 Matthew Loe (October 03, 2008)  A little bit ago, I signed on with Twitter, a mini-blogging site.   And with your phone, you can connect to your Twitter account to receive updates via Short Message Service(SMS) or text messaging.   The reason why you would want to do something like this, is to be instantly updated or update your friends with news that is important to you.   It is a simple concept, but extremely .. (Military)

5 Tips to Prepare For the Marines - Prepare For Marine Boot Camp and Survive Until Graduation

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 Nick Tuttle (September 29, 2008)  You've completed your first step and begun to prepare for the marines. You've got to train and prepare for marine boot camp like nothing you've ever done before. It's going to be painful and challenging, both physically, mentally, and emotionally. . . Are you prepared? My friend, who is now an E-3 (LCPL) in the US Marines, told me that what he did to prepare for the marines before USMC .. (Military)

3 Tips to Survive Boot Camp - How You Can Prepare For Marine Boot Camp to Guarantee Your Graduation

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 Nick Tuttle (September 28, 2008)  Do you really think that you can survive marine boot camp in your current condition? US Marine Boot Camp will be hell, both physically and mentally. It's what you do before you get there that can be the difference between you being sent home to feel sorry for yourself and you being considered one of the strongest and most respected individuals in the world - the US Marines. However, it . (Military)

6 Tips to Prepare For Boot Camp - The Ultimate Marine Corps Boot Camp Preparation Techniques

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 Nick Tuttle (September 28, 2008)  My friend, currently in the US Marine Corps, told me that nothing is more difficult than the 12 weeks at US Marine Boot Camp. However, he said that it was much easier on him, than on some of his fellow recruits, because he tried hard to prepare for marine boot camp beforehand, both physically and mentally. He also told me that if you can get through those 12 weeks at US Marine Corps .. (Military)

Superstition in the Military - Why Do We Believe Things That We Know Aren't True?

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 Ken Long (September 27, 2008)  A new blog friend, Konrad Talmont-Kaminski, is a naturalist philosopher in Poland. We share an interest in bounded rationality. He is thinking hard about superstition and posed the following question to me: Given the connection between stress and superstition the army must be a good place to run tests. Do you think the military are among the more superstitious groups of people? My first . (Military)

The Early History of the United States Marine Corps

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 Don Rainwater (September 25, 2008)  The Marine Corps made its debut as a fighting force on November 10, 1775. The Continental Congress created two battalions of devil dog's and raised them for duty as a force to land from sea from the US fleet. The new Marines distinguished themselves in a number of different military operations. Their first amphibious assault on soil outside of the US was in the Bahamas during the spring . (Military)

Know How to Make Use of Military Tactical Gear

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 Caitlina Fuller (September 25, 2008)  Military tactical gear has been one of the most useful gadgets for people who are not just involved in military activities, but as well as those who seek extreme thrills and adventure. These gadgets have become of various uses even for the average person, since they help a lot in enriching one's senses, and thus assist them in the different adventure trips and explorations they get .. (Military)

Navy Stories 3 - First 3 Days of Boot Camp

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 Ben Moreno (September 24, 2008)  The U. S. Navy boot camp is run out of Great Lakes, Illinois. It is a place with square shaped concrete buildings that look kind of like an old school grounds. When you first get there you go through an initial processing phase that last about days. I thought MEP's was pretty horrible standing in lines for 12 hours. When you arrive at Great Lakes you do this for 3 days straight with .. (Military)

The M1 Abrams

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 Brenda Williams (September 22, 2008)  Military vehicles, like civilian vehicles, are important and crucial for military transportation and battlefield maneuvering. The most known military fighting vehicle is the M1 Abrams. The M1 Abrams is named after General Creighton Abrams. General Abrams was the commander of the 37th Armored Regiment and is the former Army Chief of Staff. The M1 Abrams is a heavily, armored, armed tank .. (Military)

Military-Industrial Complex - An Insider's View

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 Ken Long (September 21, 2008)  I was reviewing an article by Jim Quinn at the most excellent blog “Seeking Alpha", wherein he laid a fiscally conservative response to the apparent profligate spending associated with international adventurism initiated by the neo-cons in the Bush Administration. Jim's article prompted the following thoughts. The concepts of opportunity cost, and threat based force structure .. (Military)

What is it Like to Live in a Foreign County As a Member of the Military?

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 Carl Mortimer (September 18, 2008)  My assignment to London came about while I was stationed aboard the USS Tarawa (CVS 42) operating out of Quonset Point, Rhode Island. What a stroke of luck. My trip to the United Kingdom started at the Naval Station in Brooklyn, New York. I was assigned to travel to the U. K. aboard a Military Sea Transport ship along with four other sailors and a couple hundred army and air force .. (Military)

Rational Decision-Making - Going the Way of the Dinosaur?

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 Ken Long (September 13, 2008)  Research Question: What is the theoretical basis for the US Army's proposed modification to the Military Decision Making Process (MDMP) and what are the issues of concern for practitioners of the art of military decision making? Background: The United States Army's Military Decision-Making Process stands the test of time as a method for developing winning strategies against a .. (Military)

Why a Tribute to the National Guard?

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 Pat Boone (September 12, 2008)  Years ago, I sang a terrific song, “Freedom Isn't Free. " The chorus rings in my memory even now: "Freedom isn't free, freedom isn't free You've got to pay the price, you've got to sacrifice For your liberty. " Subsequently, every Fourth of July, every Veteran's Day and Memorial Day, I go out early in the morning to the vast Veteran's Cemetery in Westwood, California. I walk alone . (Military)

Presidents and Military Parents

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 John Bowers (September 11, 2008)  Today, September 11, 2008, Alaska Governor and Republican Vice-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin sends her son Track off to war. For five years now I've heard many people curse George W. Bush for sending America's sons and daughters off to “die in a foreign land" and yet his own twin daughters remain safe at home. I've even been attacked personally, by someone I thought was my .. (Military)

Look and Feel Like a Military Officer by Using Military Camo Gear

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 Omar Mazatleen (September 10, 2008)  I remember when I was at the battlefield donned in a full battle camo gear trying to infiltrate the base of the terrorist. My troops and I are on a mission to save a hostage kept by the group somewhere in their base. The terrorists were alarmed when they saw our troop and they started to fire their guns at us right away. We fired back and there was a long exchange of fires from both .. (Military)

Camo Gears For Her

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 Omar Mazatleen (September 10, 2008)  Enough with the military gears for the boys, let's get into the feminine side. Who said that military is only for men. To give you a little piece of information, more and more women are into the service even as officers. They are not the stereotypes that only work in the military offices. Most of them are on the frontlines fighting for the country and the world. Therefore, to give .. (Military)

Military Gear For Kids

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 Omar Mazatleen (September 10, 2008)  Do you have a kid who likes to play with guns and war games on your PC? For sure you are bothered of the violence that these war elements give your kid. Well you should but not to the extent that you force your kid to stay away from it. Maybe your kid is starting to develop an eagerness of becoming a soldier someday. If this is the case you better support him and unleash that dream of .. (Military)

The Military Combat Boots

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 Omar Mazatleen (September 10, 2008)  The soldiers in military, navy, air force and other armed forces always face situations that require more running, walking, standing, and even jumping. The soldiers always face more rugged conditions and physical activities that can easily wear out their shoes and even their feet. It is for these reasons that the soldiers are given with the right combat or tactical gears especially the .. (Military)

Insignias and Patches For Collectors

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 Omar Mazatleen (September 10, 2008)  Insignias and patches serve a common purpose and that is for identification. The use of different insignias and patches lets the other soldiers identify their own men or the other men from other forces. The military corps has their own insignia that is different from the ones used by the marines, navy, and air force. These identifiers also tell the ranks, positions, and special group .. (Military)

Hunters Use Military Supplies and Camo Gears Too

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 Omar Mazatleen (September 10, 2008)  Hunting as in game hunting or deer hunting is an adventure that shares the same principles and risks of being in the battlefield. The hunters like you usually hunt in full battle gears resembling a real military soldier in a camo gear. Of course you don't have an opponent that fires back at you but still large animals can attack you at anytime. All you have to do in hunting is to shoot .. (Military)

Military Supplies and Surplus For All

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 Omar Mazatleen (September 10, 2008)  Need military equipment? Then no need to look farther around. The military equipments that you are looking for are now widely available in military supplies and surplus stores. If you want the official issue of these supplies you can get it for these stores are licensed to sell surplus and even new military supplies and equipments. If you are a policeman who wants to use the uniform of . (Military)

Why Military Camo Gear is Becoming a Fashion Trend

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 Omar Mazatleen (September 10, 2008)  We know that models and celebrities are trendsetters especially when it comes to fashion. But now as the military dresses like the camo gears and tactical gears start to occupy the fashion trends, the military seem to take the place of these celebrities. The new fashion trend that involves the military inspired outfits and even real military supplied dresses and uniforms can be still .. (Military)

Military Supplies and Surplus For Military Servicemen and Wannabies

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 Omar Mazatleen (September 10, 2008)  The soldiers and officers both in military, navy, and other government armed forces are supplied with their complete tactical gears and equipment. The military supplies are given to the military servicemen and officers on a regular basis. Due to some circumstances such as immediate evacuation of their bases especially in war, some soldiers just leave some of their supplies that will .. (Military)

Navy Stories Episode 1 - The Introduction

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 Ben Moreno (September 10, 2008)  The Decision To Join For as long as I can remember I wanted to be a Navy SEAL. I think it is because of a combination of reasons. Both my father and brother were in the Army and they both are really into sports. My father always talked about being somebody big and being my own man. I wanted to to do something to top them and to impress them. I remember thinking that Navy SEALs are the .. (Military)

Army Service Numbers in the City of London Battalions, The London Regiment 1908-1916

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 Paul Nixon (September 09, 2008)  This article will look at army service numbers in the City Battalions of the London Regiment between the years 1908 and 1916. The London Territorial Force battalions, formed in 1908, all had their origins in various Volunteer Force Battalions. They numbered from the 1st (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers) through to the 25th (County of London) Cyclist Battalion. The Honourable . (Military)

Military Intervention Has Advantages and Disadvantages

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 Mike Selvon (September 09, 2008)  Military interventions around the world have been a source of public debate for over a century. Early statesmen, like George Washington, Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe were all advocates of non intervention and sometimes even isolationist policies, favoring diplomacy first. On the other hand, Teddy Roosevelt was an early proponent of acquiring Cuba and Puerto Rico from .. (Military)




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