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The Army nerfed its ammunition before WWII
Fiscal responsibility forced the Army to limit the effectiveness of their .30-06 ammunition prior to America’s entry into WWII.
The history and design behind the legendary A-10
We’ve all seen the memes. The A-10 Thunderbolt II, better known as the Warthog, has become the Internet’s favorite warplane.
This is what makes SWCC crews so lethal
Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewman (SWCC), the “Boat Guys” in all those Navy SEALs photos, are a small and elite bunch of warriors.
Read advanced excerpt from Navy SEAL’s CIA-thriller ‘CHAMELEON’
Remi Adeleke is taking his experiences and applying them to Chameleon, a novel about an elite CIA unit tracking down a global threat.
How Operation Red Wings will forever be honored at the gym
Here we look at the harrowing events of Operation Red Wings that unfolded in the unforgiving mountains of Afghanistan.
Special Operations training: Unlocking the secrets
Welcome to the world of special operations training, where ordinary men and women transform themselves into extraordinary warriors.
In the shadows: The art and history of covert ops
Once upon a time, in a world cloaked in secrecy and danger, there were special missions called covert ops. These…
The recon mission resulting in Neil Roberts’ ultimate sacrifice
The story of Neil Roberts is one of bravery and sacrifice that continues to inspire the SEAL community and honor…
Air Force Pararescue teams: Unsung heroes of Special Operations
The Air Force’s pararescue teams, or PJs, are some of the bravest and most skilled individuals in the world. These…
The surprising impact of weather on war
History is replete with examples of how weather directly affects the outcomes of military operations and causes planners to attempt…
Medal of Honor Monday: MSgt John Chapman
Master Sergeant John Chapman received a posthumous Medal of Honor for courageous action during conflict in Takur Ghar, Afghanistan. He…
Navy Red Cell operators kidnapped and beat a civilian as part of an antiterrorism exercise
Ronald Sheridan left his home in the early morning hours of March 20, 1986, as if it were any other…
This helicopter is the predecessor of the stealth Black Hawk from the bin Laden raid
Ever since the first details were released about a stealth helicopter being used and crashing during the 2011 Navy SEAL raid that resulted in the death of Osama bin Laden, the internet aviation community has been awash with great interest and specul…
10 most lethal special operations units from around the world
Special operations units are the most highly disciplined, mission-capable, and formidable forces in the world.
How a Ralph Lauren paint became one of the most dominant colors in the military
If you walk around any military base today, you will see the color “Coyote Brown.” The dull yellow-brown shade can be seen on the uniforms of sailors, airmen, soldiers and Marines. Certain uniform items like beanies, boots and fleece jackets are e…
Everything you need to know about the 155mm Howitzer of WWI
WWI was an interesting time for the military. Our force was still new to being centralized, and converting state-led militias into one cohesive force took time and money. At the start of WWI, the Army had a scant 127,000 soldiers with 181,000 Nation…