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U.S. Military Goes Offensive in Somalia

U.S. Military Goes Offensive in Somalia

The U.S. Military went on the offensive with an airstrike against the al-Shabaab group in Somalia recently. This is the first offensive attack in Somalia to date and it came from the orders of the Trump Administration. The attack happened at 2am eastern daylight time on June 11th. It happened about 185 miles southwest of […]

Transgender Military Recruits Could be Denied Starting July 1st

Transgender Military Recruits Could be Denied Starting July 1st

Starting on July 1st, the U.S. Military will not allow transgender men and women to sign up. This will be the case, unless the Pentagon decides to fully implement a policy, which was enacted during the Obama administration. Jim Mattis, the Secretary of Defense has the final say on the order, but it’s not clear […]

What Does Memorial Day Mean?

What Does Memorial Day Mean?

Memorial Day Weekend. Across this nation, families and friends are gathering together for picnics. Backyards are turned into a place of laughter and fellowship. People are firing up their grills, making salads, cookies, pies; setting out tables and chairs in the back yard, placing a radio in the kitchen window and welcoming those they care […]

What it Takes to be an Army Officer?

What it Takes to be an Army Officer?

Becoming an officer in the U.S. Army happens by going through one of four programs: • U.S. Military Academy • The Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps • Direct Appointment • Officer Candidate School You must pass the physical and medical exam and have graduated high school to become an officer. Here’s a look at each […]

The Military Diet In All Its Splendor

The Military Diet In All Its Splendor

What Type of Food Do Soldiers Eat? Want to know all about a military diet? While you may have heard of the military diet for civilians, the real military diet probably won’t match up to it. Soldiers don’t eat the way the advertised military diet says, unless they are trying to make weight. If you’re […]

7 Top Tips for a Military Homecoming

7 Top Tips for a Military Homecoming

When your military service member comes home, it can be a bit of a transition for them. They’ve been in foreign land, dealt with things they may not be able to talk about and, of course, they’ve missed their family. You certainly have plenty of feelings and emotions, too. Navigating the process of helping your […]

Army Offers New $5,000 Advisor Bonus Pay

Army Offers New $5,000 Advisor Bonus Pay

A new $5,000 pay bonus was authorized by the U.S. Army to help entice new top-performing troops into new training. The reason for the bonus is the need for more advisers in areas of the world, such as Syria, Iraq, Africa and Afghanistan. The new reality of training and building security forces in different parts […]

Veterans Finding Success After the Military

Veterans Finding Success After the Military

As a military veteran, I fully understand the possible anxiety and the possible success ahead for finding a new career. Seeking civilian jobs and a new career is not always simple nor easy. If this is you, read Veterans Finding Success After the Military here as posted on USMilitary.com. This article offers solid advice and […]

Army Veterans Becoming Police Officers

Army Veterans Becoming Police Officers

Is Transitioning to a Police Job Natural for Army Veterans? It seems as though transitioning to a police force from military duty should be rather natural. Many veterans work on local and federal police forces because it’s within their comfort level. However, this has caused other veterans to resent being typecast. Many military veterans find […]

North Korea Issues More Nuclear Threats to U.S.

North Korea Issues More Nuclear Threats to U.S.

In defiance of the United States and China, North Korea decided to test another missile and issue more threats as the U.S. and China. Even though the United States has been building its military presence in the area, they still went ahead with the test. Some of the initial reports conflicted about the type of […]

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