What's 1,092 feet long, carries almost 100 aircraft, and is responsible for moving hundreds of cars up the coast? That's right: The USS Ronald Reagan.
It's been 76 years since the heavy cruiser USS Houston (CA 30) was sunk with almost 700 sailors and Marines, but the Navy constantly checks on her.
In 2004, Cpl. Jason Dunham saved his men from a grenade blast in Iraq by using his helmet. What should you do if someone throws a grenade at you?
A Chinese shipbuilder briefly posted — and then deleted — images of plans for ships and weapons systems that may rival the United States Navy.
Uncle Sam is synonymous with Americana. His image has graced posters and cartoons alike — but surprisingly little is actually known about his origins.
It's come to be known as "The Can-Opener Bridge" because of the insane number of foolish drivers who plow right into it. Recently, it claimed an Army LMTV.
In one of the many nonsensical attempts at micromanaging every aspect of a troop's life, some higher-up established the "battle buddy" system.
Many of the things vets do in the civilian world make us weird. Well, it goes both ways. These "normal" things will get you some side-eye in the military.
When deployed troops pay for goods in cash, they'll be given cardboard AAFES coins as change. And coin collectors are going crazy for them.
One generally accepted rule of warfare is that invading Russia during the winter means certain doom for your offensive — but history says otherwise.
Somewhere along the line, a high ranking officer saw an immature troop playing with their toys and, eventually, gave it the seal of approval.
It should come as no surprise that Sherlock Holmes was written by someone equally as smart. Learn more about the incredible man behind the mysteries.
Bad military films are born from a lack of understanding military life. The really bad ones just take a glance at other war films and copy the wrong notes.