The American Civil War was particularly confusing for citizens of "Border States", where often families had strong ties to the North and to the South and were divided by individual political choices.
Bob Dylan's songs protesting the Vietnam War and the Cold War are my earliest and strongest memories of Dylan. They are among the most powerful protest songs in the history of American music. "A Hard Rain's a Gonna' Fall" captures the concerns of Americans about the nuclear arms race with the...
My Civil War ancestor survived 6 months at Andersonville Prison. In December 1864 he was released. Here's what I've been able to discover about this part of his experience.
If you decide to join the military or are considering joining, it is important you join the right branch. I myself am a U.S. Marine, but i will try to be as fair as possible when describing each branch. Most of my knowledge will be with the Marines...
Have you ever thought of running your own militia? Whether it's to brush up on your survival skills, protect your community, or just get out and have some fun learning new things, running a militia can be a great way to socialize and improve your marksmanship.
Step by step instructions about how to predict cut off scores before they are released.
Is Basic Training easy? Short answer: no. It was the toughest experience of my life. But as soon as it was over, I realized it wasn't nearly as painful as I thought it would be. Why is that?
I have created a list of the best and worst Air Force bases rated on the internet. I wanted to know what bases were highly rated; yet, I had a hard time finding them. I had then created a master list to make it easier for others to see what bases are good and bad.
The goal of this article is to prepare you for the basic knowledge you'll need to know to be successful and possibly more readied than the average Army recruit arriving to Basic Combat Training (BCT).
Have you ever spent time around military people and not understood what they were talking about? When my husband first said "Hand me the 100mph tape." I looked at him like he was crazy. What the heck is 100mph tape? Or how about hook pile tape? Or slide fastener and thong? Even a pull the dot...