History

A Brief History of the Congressional Medal of Honor

While it can be said that almost every Soldier and American is aware of the Congressional Medal of Honor and the honor that it bestows on those who have earned it, quite the opposite can be said about the knowledge of the history behind this prestigious award.  While its history is very vast and detailed, …

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Top 5 Famous Army National Guard Officers

Today’s National Guard is the direct descendant of the militias of the thirteen original colonies. The first English settlers brought many cultural influences and various skills with them.  The same is true of the National Guard today.  Every unit is made up of citizen/Soldiers that are electricians, prison guards, engineers, doctors or even local politicians.  …

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Top 10 Civil War Confederate Army Generals

Okay, so the Confederacy was pro-slavery among other things. Discussion on this side of the coin can become heated, controversial, whatever. But one thing is for sure, no matter the “right” side or “wrong” side, each power has reasons behind its military strategy. Whether the reasons are based on religion, money, power, political gain, expansion, …

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