Numbers were randomly assigned to birthdays across a given year. The lowest numbers were picked first. Would you have been drafted to go to Vietnam?
Advertising can really impact recruitment for the military. For better or for worse, here are some of the Army's most memorable slogans...
The Holidays, like a hyped-up drill sergeant, are upon you. Don't you wish you had a 12-day guide to the best vet-made gifts around? Ho! Ho! Hoorah!
The MRE is the culmination of years of Army culinary R&D. But though they end up in service members' stomachs, they're aimed at hero's hearts.
The Vietnam War demonstrated the chaos that arises when the war we think we're fighting is fundamentally different from the war our enemy is fighting.
Responsible for two of the three deadliest terrorist attacks against Americans in history, car bombs are tailor made to mess with your mind.
In order to beat the British at Yorktown, Gen. George Washington had to summon his inner groundhog and convince the French to soil their pretty hands.
At a critical stage in the War of the Pacific, Vice Admiral William "Bull" Halsey returned to action ripping open his dress shirt like a sailor Hulk.
John Brown believed in American freedom but didn't trust democracy to guarantee it for all. His failed slave revolt was the opening salvo of the Civil War.
After declaring independence, America was a small kid on a tough schoolyard with a lot to prove. The War of 1812 was the fight we had to pick.
In the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks, the U.S. mounted "Operation Enduring Freedom," invading Afghanistan and confronting terrorism where it lived.