Regulations

Rules for Saluting Army Officers: What Every Soldier Should Know

No one knows for sure how, why or where the salute originated from. Many historians go back to the days of the Romans, and claim that whenever someone would approach a Roman officer, they would have to raise their hands to show that they did not carry a weapon. Others claim that it generated in …

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Top 17 Army Customs and Courtesies Every Soldier Should Know

When a person joins the Army, they also agree to abide by customs and courtesies, as well as rules and regulations. Some of these customs and courtesies may seem crazy to civilians, but when you really consider them, it is what gives a good reputation the Army needs to have. Some of these customs and …

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Understanding The Civilian Employer And The National Guard Duty Relationship

Businesses that employ National Guard soldiers can sometimes find themselves in a predicament. A large job comes in and the employer discovers that 2 of their best employees have their monthly National Guard training. There is a deadline for this job and the employer wonders if they can meet this deadline without those employees. The …

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Army Women’s Hair Regulations: The Basics

While the Army has many Soldiers who come from different cultures and lifestyles, it has a long standing policy of keeping things simple, safe and typical. Hair styles have become a highly debatable subject in regards to Army regulations, but the Army has drawn up standards that seem fair for all involved. Men’s hair styles …

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stolen valor act

The Stolen Valor Act: 8 Important Facts

Today, we’re going to talk about the Stolen Valor Act. Throughout time there has always been cheaters and liars. Some of the lowest, and most disgusting of these are the “wastes of oxygen” who claim they received military awards, and use them to gain respect, money or other benefits. Please excuse the terminology I use, …

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