If you're a Civil War buff or a student needing primary source material for a paper, you'll find the links you need here. I'm a librarian and have compiled a state-by-state list of online Civil War diaries written by soldiers who fought for the...
I won't sugar-coat it: Basic Training in the Army is tough. But if you have some time before you ship off there are a couple things to do that will give you an edge and make things a lot easier.
Within the Military, there is a significant difference between Officers versus Enlisted culture. When an Enlisted Sailor becomes and Officer it is often referred to crossing over to the Dark Side.
The hardest training, the toughest environments and long absences. Being a U.S. Marine is no easy task. With other military branches available, is joining the Marines worth it?
Some tips for girls on preparing for US Army Basic Training.
Captain Alan R. Trent was a young pilot in the Air Force, flying combat missions in Vietnam in 1970. He was shot down inside Cambodia and his family still waits for answers. Was he killed on impact? Was he captured? Is he a POW, MIA, or KIA?
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.
American involvement in the Vietnam War started as early as 1950 with military advisors sent to Vietnam. American troops were in Vietnam from 1965-1975. The United States became involved with the purpose of assisting the Republic of Vietnam (South...
Time in the military forges close bonds but time and distance makes it hard to stay in touch. How can you find those buddies and renew your friendship. Here's how my husband achieved this.
In trying to understand my ancestor's experience in the Civil War, I'm mapping out the movements and battles of the 93rd Indiana Infantry. Abraham Bates Tower was a private with Company G of the 93rd. Follow along with me.