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ABOUT US

Leading military media brand We Are The Mighty (WATM) engages and entertains America's 114M military, veterans and their families with original content, branded campaigns and experiential events across our multichannel platforms and distribution partners. Our team of veterans and media experts capture the voice and narrative of this community and work with brands and businesses to authentically connect them to this large and loyal market. WATM reaches over 100 million people each month with premium content and stories that inform, inspire and celebrate the spirit of service.  

ORIGINAL CONTENT

From the award-winning animated series, Gunny, which has been viewed more than 20 million times, to Military Insider, Mighty Minute, Today in Military History and Bryan Style, WATM's programming strikes a chord with our audience. We have created series for Verizon's Go90 including Meals Ready to Eat and Oscar Mike and AT&T's Fullscreen and develop long-form content for film and television.

BRAND STUDIO

WATM is the only brand studio dedicated to capturing the voice of the military-veteran community. Our award-winning team of veteran producers and network of military and veteran connections give us unique insights and credibility with our audience. We consistently deliver engaging and authentic campaigns for numerous clients such as: Acura, Amazon Studios, Honda, Lionsgate, Major League Baseball, Microsoft,, Veterans First, USAA, Walgreens, PenFed Credit Union, among others.

In addition, WATM is a media and creative partner for well-respected nonprofits, veteran service organizations and corporate social responsibility initiatives. We have produced or promoted impactful projects like the Department of Defense's Warrior Games, a veteran nonprofit campaign with Craftsman, the Old Glory Race with Microsoft and Team Red White and Blue, Easter Seals, and Mission Continues.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

WATM brings together the military and civilian communities by creating events and shared experiences that resonate and deepen their connection. As examples, we attracted over 32,000 military members and their families to see Paramount Pictures' premiere of 13 Hours and presented Lionsgate's Hacksaw Ridge at AUSA, the Army's largest annual conference. Our first Annual Rob Riggle Golf InVETational raised significant funds for the Semper Fi Fund. WATM is developing the InVETational franchise around our community's key passions and interests, ranging from speaker series' to adaptive sports, to large-scale events and on-base music festivals for active duty service members.

For more information, go to wearethemighty.com, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, #TheMighty25.

 

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Humor

These old Navy training videos on how to flirt are hilariously bad

The National Archives hosts countless educational films that have come from the military throughout the ages. If you want to learn about declassified nuclear testing, they've got it. If you want to learn how to properly resist communist propaganda, they've got that, too. If you want to learn the 1960's way of wooing women, you better believe the U.S. Military has wasted money on making those videos, too.

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Articles

How R. Lee Ermey's Hollywood break is an inspiration to us all

While there have been many outstanding actors and celebrities who have raised their right hand, there has never been a veteran who could finger point his way to the top of Hollywood stardom quite like the late great Gunnery Sergeant R. Lee Ermey.

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Podcast

Combat poetry reveals what life is like on the Afghan front lines

Justin Eggen had some things stuck in his head for a long time during — but especially after — his two deployments to Afghanistan. These thoughts became poems and short stories that reflected his feelings and personal experience as a Marine in Marjah and in Afghanistan's Sangin Valley. They are Eggen's way of handling the overwhelming series of emotions from and memories of his time there.

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Military Life

7 things grunts think about on watch in fighting holes

If nothing else has made you question your choice to join the infantry before, digging a fighting hole definitely will. It's always miserable, it's extremely time consuming, and there's always a giant rock waiting for you once you're halfway down. But, once you get that hole dug, it's smooth sailing. Now, all you have to do is deal with the sleep deprivation and crummy weather.

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History

That time US troops found 200 tons of stolen Nazi gold

In the closing months of World War II, the defeated Nazi Army scrambled to hide the hundreds of tons of gold they had despicably stripped from various nations during their occupation. As they hurriedly stashed their ill-gotten gains, they were unaware that the Allies were drawing near.

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Lists

10 military spouses you should unfriend on Facebook immediately

Often, there comes a point when people decide to give their Facebook friends list an overhaul.

They completely change their social landscape online by avoiding accepting friend requests from certain types of people, and they give their current friends list a good, hard scrub.

Everyone has their reasons. Maybe they're doing it for security purposes, or because a handful of people's posts drive them crazy or they want to keep a more professional profile. Military spouses in particular might do so because they want to focus on positive, stress-free relationships – that is, the ones that bring wine, wear sweat pants, and check judgment at the door.

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GEAR & TECH

This JASSM variant could replace the Harpoon

For a long time, the AGM-84/RGM-84 Harpoon missile has been the primary anti-ship weapon of the United States military. Over the years, with improvements, it's successfully held the line. But, as is perpetually the case, time and technological advances have forced the U.S. Military to look for a missile with even more reach and punch.

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Entertainment

7 Marvel Cinematic Universe movies to watch before 'Infinity War'

Not planning a two-day Marvel Cinematic Universe marathon right before seeing "Avengers: Infinity War?"

Nobody has time for that.

To accommodate fans who want to freshen up their knowledge, we collected a list of the most essential MCU movies to watch right before you see "Infinity War," which is scheduled for release April 27, 2018.

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