Odd Ball Posts

National Guard Requirements: 10 Facts You Should Know

No matter what rumors you hear, a person cannot just join the Army National Guard without meeting a lot of requirements. I say this because there has been rumors floating that ISIS has infiltrated the United States Army National Guard because these terrorists can join easily. They cannot join easily. No one can join the …

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General John Shalikashvili: Top 12 Cool Facts

In today’s post, I want to educate people about General John Shalikashvili, a former General Officer and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. How familiar are you with this Army leader? He was a top military leader not so many years ago. General John Shalikashvili has an interesting background and story. He came from …

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Military Order of the Purple Heart: 6 Things You Should Know

It is the oldest military award given to military members. Maybe you have seen license plates that read Purple Heart recipient or have a friend or family member who has been awarded a Purple Heart. The fact is, any military member who has been awarded a Purple Heart has a story to tell, and we …

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General Charles Palmer: Top 12 Cool Facts

When we mention the word leaders, who immediately comes to your mind? George Washington Douglas MacArthur Bill Gates The list could go on and on. The world has had some fabulous leaders. Many of the great leaders were in the United States Army. In today’s post, we are going to look at a great Army …

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Military Jeeps for Sale: 10 Places to Buy One

Owning a military jeep is a desire for many people. Personally, I have considered it since jeeps are a huge thing here in Puerto Rico. I could just see Maggie and I cruising one of the jeep caravans that cruise through rugged areas of Puerto Rico while listening to salsa and merengue music… Oh and …

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Army Officer ASI 3S: Unit Air Movements Officer

In today’s post, I am going to explain a little about an Additional Skill Identifier that is extremely important. This is an ASI for Army Officers and I believe that any unit who “moves” consistently should have at least one officer with this ASI. I speak of the Unit Air Movements Officer. What Is Exactly …

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