Dave Roever, (pronounced "Reever"), has inspired me. I first heard him speak at our church several years ago. During the service, he walked to the piano and begun to play. Read on to learn how badly his hands and fingers had been blown up and...
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.
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.
Paintings show Civil War soldiers with a backpack, but what was inside that? Of course, he needed a blanket, his metal cup and hopefully a dry pair of socks. Beyond that, each added things he wanted.
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.
Although the VA provides wonderful benefits for many military vets, sometimes the information doesn't reach everybody. Whether it is a failure to communicate or common assumptions, the information is somehow distorted and all the while the misinformed veteran is lost in the shuffle. This article...
I DON'T WANT ANYONE TO LEAVE THE MILITARY UNTIL HIS TIME IS UP. However, the only thing worse than turning your back on your country is doing it in the worst ways possible.
The story that I'm emphasizing here is of the Surrender of Camp Carroll. The "surrender" takes place in 1972. Camp Carroll was a United States Marine Corps artillery base during the Vietnam War. It was located at 8 km southwest of the town of...
This is a short collection of some of the very saddest stories that have been personally told to me by the men who fought in the WAR in Vietnam.