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 […]
Admiral William H. McRaven – currently a four-star Admiral of the United States Navy – was born on November 6, 1955 in Pinehurst, NC. Admiral McRaven, commander of the US Joint Special Operations Command, is most recently noted for his involvement in Operation Neptune […]
In response to the September 11, 2012 attack on the US consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi in Libya, a US Marine’s FAST (Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team) Company was deployed. It is believed the team was sent first to Tripoli, not Benghazi.
The Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion was introduced in 1981 seven years after its initial flight on March 1, 1974. Modeled after the CH-53 Sea Stallion, the Super Stallion was designed with a third engine and seven main rotor blades and some changes in the tail rotor. Built mainly for the US Marine Corps, […]
This WWII Special Forces – Royal Marines Commando – began as a separate commando unit in 1940. Then in 1942, they became a part of the Royal Marines. During the war, the Royal Marines began their commando role, linking themselves to the Army Commandos, which were […]
Once the United States became involved in WWII, US Army Officials in Great Britain realized a need for a unit similar to the British Commandos and submitted a proposal that would eventually lead to the birth of the Special Forces – US Rangers.