Is The United States Arming Current Or Future Enemies?

As President Trump takes the role of the primary leader of the United States, I see he has to make some quick decisions on actions his predecessor, or should I say predator took before leaving office. I know that President Trump declared that he would remove the budget cuts instituted on United States military so […]

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Survival In The Cold: 13 Top Tips

It is that time of the year when many people are asking “What happened to global warming?” While this is a military based website, I felt it was a good idea to provide tips on surviving in cold weather conditions. I must say that I am quite happy that I moved to the Caribbean, but […]

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What Are The Possibilities Of War With Russia?

As many United States troops have deployed to Poland and are lining up along the border with Russia, we wonder just how close to war we are with the communist nation. Is this a revenge tactic of President Obama for what is being said about Russian “hacking” into the United States election system? Are we […]

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All About OPAT

When you wanted to enter a certain military occupational specialty (MOS) in the United States Army, you simply took the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery test and met medical standards and you would be granted the opportunity to train for that particular MOS if openings were available. Times have recently changed. The United States Army […]

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2016 United States Military Sacrifices

While media sources carry on about an Army National Guard soldier who lost touch with reality and opened fire at the Fort Lauderdale airport, I want to remind the public that there are many other soldiers who stood strong and proud in adverse conditions. Yes, I am saddened that innocent lived were lost in Florida, […]

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U.S. Military Modernization

Is the U.S. military as modern and up-to-date as it should be for the defense of our country? This is a debate that rages in circles everywhere. While I will not provide my opinion as of yet; I do want to point out some modernization that we can count on this year or soon after. […]

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The Selling Of Military Awards

Should the sales of military awards be legal? It is a debate that is raging for a long time, and Representative Paul Cook, a Republican from California just introduced a bill that would make it illegal to sell any Purple Hearts. This bill has gained heavy support and 9 Republicans and 8 Democrats co-sponsored the […]

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Who Is Vincent Viola?

If you have paid attention to recent political news, you should be familiar with his name. President elect Donald Trump has nominated Vincent Viola to be the Secretary of the Army. It is a position that has a lot of responsibility and will directly effect all Army personnel when he takes the position. We need […]

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The Boy Scouts and The U.S. Army

Developing Great Leaders When I was a young man, I was a member of Boy Scout Troop 81 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. It was one of the greatest learning experiences in my life, and I did learn a lot about survival as well as leadership. I had started as a Cub Scout, moved into Webelos […]

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The Army Zero Tolerance Drug Policy

There is no room for drug users in the United States military… And rightfully so. While there has been a more liberal approach to such things as marijuana in the civilian world, the Department of Defense and the Army holds their ground that there will be no drug usage and abuse in our military system. […]

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