In 1999, the United States Congress formally designated May as National Military Appreciation Month. By doing so, this allows the nation to formally recognize and publicly demonstrate gratitude for the sacrifices the military and their families have made in order to ensure our freedom.
The month of May was [...]
This list of Top Ten Armies (Military Powers) in the world is subjective at best. Unless you looked at specific aspects and judged based on that criteria alone, the list cannot be definitive. One can look at a nation’s defense budget or the size of their enlisted members, or combine the two. Another area for [...]
Each year, millions of American’s celebrate Independence Day. This national holiday commemorates the infamous day – July 4, 1776 – when the United States officially adopted the Declaration of Independence. This document, as we know, declared the United States independence from Great Britain.
General George S. Patton’s military career in the army began long before WWII. One of the greatest Generals in the history of the US military, Patton first enlisted in the US Army in 1909 and served until his untimely death in 1945. [...]
General George S. Patton’s army career began long before WWII. He enlisted in the US Army in 1909 and earned himself a Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal and a Purple Heart during World War I. To read about Patton’s early and WWI military career or his WWII involvement, click on the links below:
The 1990s began for the US Marine Corps with a total of 196,956 Marines. The total included 176,857 enlisted and 20,099 Officers. The decade ended with 171,154 Marines of which 153,302 were enlisted and 17,852 were Officers.