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How to not be a dirtbag Company Grade Officer

Officers in the military don’t always have the best reputation.


Company Grade Officers, or “CGOs,” might have it worse — at least there’s some heft behind a full-bird; lieutenants are like wee babes in the wood.

In the …

This is why some Marines wear the ‘French Fourragere,’ and some don’t

You may have noticed a select few Marines and sailors walking around in their uniforms with a green rope wrapped around their left arm — it’s not just for decoration.


That green rope is called a “

Today in military history: USAF pilot rescues Green Berets

On Nov. 26, 1968, United States Air Force First Lieutenant James P. Fleming rescued an Army Special Forces team in Vietnam while under heavy enemy fire. Born into a military…

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