PHOTO: The Afghan Night Sky is Absolutely Amazing

For all the ugliness I saw in Afghanistan, I remember the insanity of how clear and star filled the nights were. Many a night RON’ing outside the wire or stuck sleeping outside on small FOBs, I would stare up and…

An Infantryman’s Account of the Sappers on D-Day ...

June 6th, 1944…D-Day, the day when the greatest generation kicked off their bloody campaign to bring the pain to the Axis. This is just one account, however it is indicative of the tens of thousands of acts of incredible bravery…

What It Looks Like Before the Shark Attack

Everyone that has been to Basic Training remembers the Shark Attack when you first arrive at your BCT Company, but have you ever wondered what it looks like as the sharks are waiting? Here is a snapshot from yesterday. The calm…

Our Favorite “Oh Neptune” Memes of the Week

Recently the internet has been flooded with memes of Mrs Puff adapting it to a number of real life situations. Then of course, the military/veteran crowd got a hold of it. Hilarity ensued. Here are our favorite “Oh Neptune” memes…

An Infantry Drill Sergeant’s Thoughts on Integrat...

It’s my job to change civilians into soldiers.  Some say it’s one of the most challenging yet rewarding jobs in the military… There should be a job that turns veterans into civilians.  I think that would be the most rewarding…