We’ve all seen the parody in movies and on TV of the guy in the back alley wearing a trench coat trying to sell you a fake watch from the dozens he has hanging on the inside of his coat. Guys like this may or may not have ever existed but the fake watch trade [...]
Fake watches don’t come with a little tag saying “fake” on them. In fact, they’ll probably come in a package that closely mimics the real watch’s packaging and maybe even have a fake little warranty card with them to give them that authentic vibe. So how do you spot a fake? Here are seven tips [...]
Becoming a volunteer is a good choice, especially if you have a lot of free time. In fact, you can always spend your leisure time by helping others through your little ways. In recent years, among the well-received campaigns are those that aim to support the troops. Americans are encouraged to express their military pride [...]
The Navy requires all candidates to undergo training programs depending on which Special Forces group in the military you want to join. Joining the Navy alone requires a person that has a strong mind and body. Training programs are designed to test the strength, endurance, and stamina of all candidates. Programs and facilities are planned [...]
There will come a time in our lives when we decide to follow a more challenging path. These paths may seem close to impossible but once they are accomplished, the feeling is very rewarding. The US Navy is offering different military positions and one of them as a Navy Rescue Swimmer. Navy Rescue Swimmers are [...]
Geronimo is the name of the Apache warrior who fought against Mexico and the United States troops for their expansion into Apache tribal lands during the Apache wars. In today’s generation, Geronimo is the name given to the raid that killed the world’s most wanted enemy, Osama bin Laden, inside a private residential compound in [...]
Prisoners of War (POW), alongside with those missing in action (MIA) have been honored in a September 17, 2010 event called the National POW/MIA Recognition Day. This was observed both by the Navy and the US Armed Forces and was publicized in a US Navy SEALs website.
Celebrations such as this are being made to signify [...]
You may have come across several war terminologies. Here is the history behind some of them:
# 1 – Cold war
This was a term that was first used in 1947 by US President Harry Truman’s senior advisor Bernard Baruch. This was used in order to define the frequently occurring crises between the Soviet Union and [...]
There are many benefits of talking to children (ages 4 to 9 years old) about war. Dr. Alvin Poussaint and Susan Linn, Ed.D. share that it is extremely difficult to talk to kids about this sensitive topic. The two authors admit though that there are ways on how to help children understand war without making [...]
The MIA Facts Site states that there are persons who have claimed they have been prisoners of war during the Vietnam War. These ones are called phony POWs. But if you want to know about genuine prisoners of war, here is a list of those who form part of US’s recent history.
# 1 – [...]