Panel To Discuss Renaming Buildings of Naval Academy Named After Confederate Officers

A panel on memorials at the US Naval Academy will discuss whether two buildings on the campus grounds should remain named after two American naval officers who fought for the Confederacy, the academy’s superintendent said Sept. 11. Vice Adm. Ted Carter, who briefed the academy’s Board of Visitors about the building names at a meeting at the Library of Congress, said ...

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These New Boba Fett Inspired Combat Helmets Are Awesome

One the most elite Special Forces units on Earth comes the UK… 2 …but they’re training with a new helmet that resembles a Galaxy Far Far Away. 3 The British Army’s SAS (Special Air Service) unit is similar to America’s SEAL “Team Six” / 1st SFOD-D “Delta Force”. 4 These SAS bad-boys are putting the ...

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Most Hilarious Military Punishments Ever

We picked out the best stories from a Reddit thread on funny military punishments. Enjoy. These are so good. Anyone who has served in the military has great stories from boot camp, deployments, or military life. A recent thread on Reddit asked “Military personnel of Reddit, what’s the best/weirdest/funniest punishment you’ve seen handed down by a ...

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Hurricane Harvey Has Shown the Spirit of America’s Veterans

A few months back, I visited with Bill Rausch, the executive director veterans nonprofit Got Your 6. I asked him about the mission of his organization and he put it very simply, “Veterans like serving. They want to continue to serve. We try to empower them do that.” I understood what he was saying back ...

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Stunning Pictures of the River Special Forces Teams

Our Navy has built “brown water” Special Forces units based on a very special group that served in the Vietnam War. 2 During the war in ’Nam, the Navy’s Riverine Forces was the most highly decorated unit to serve during the Hell that was Vietnam. 3 This unit earned their accolades the hard way… 4 ...

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DoD Working To Keep White Supremacists, Neo-Nazis Out of Military

To avoid enlisting neo-Nazis, skinheads and other white supremacists, military recruiters are told to watch for tattoos showing barbed wire, hobnailed boots and hammers. Also to look for tattoos of lightning bolts, skulls and swastikas. “There is no place for racial hatred or extremism in the Marine Corps,” Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert B. Neller ...

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The Military Prepared Submarine Officer Ernie Reyes to Implement Strategy for Caterpillar

Challenge Accepted. As a kid growing up between Chicago and Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico, Ernie Reyes liked a challenge. So after high school, he enlisted in the Marine Corps. He was selected to become an officer through the Marine Enlisted Commissioning Education Program. Two Branches. A Navy commanding officer offered Reyes the opportunity to join ...

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