Name tags are used in the Air Force to identify the surnames, and occasionally rank or profession, of Air Force members. Name tags worn with blue shirts are required to be ultramarine in color with white block letters and have a clutch-type fastener. Service dress and pull-over sweater name tags mus
The Al-shabaab issue that has escalated in the past year forced the Kenya Defense Forces to swing into action late last year. In order to be effective in their incursion, a quick, well calculated war is necessary to avoid the KDF suffering increased numbers of casualties. The safety of the Kenyan po
The Military drones in the 1970s ushered in a new era of unmanned aerial vehicles. Of course one could say that the German V-1 and V-2 Rockets inspired the first unmanned drones in the Military. Today we see rapid advances in underwater unmanned vehicles and unmanned ground vehicles.Today robotics i
In the event of combat or other life threatening situations, tactical clothing is necessary as a means of protection for a personnel who needs to be safeguarded while in action. In this piece of writing we will talk about a particular tactical clothing; the vest. A tactical vest is used as a basic w
Many parents give middle names to their children as a matter of course, following a tradition that has been in U.S. society since the mid- to late 1800s. In colonial times, granting middle names was more the preserve of the upper classes; with time, the middle classes caught on, and by World War I,
The buildup of war toys in the Middle East is somewhat scary. It seems nearly every Arab nation throughout the Middle East has spent 10s if not 100s of billions of dollars on tanks, helicopters, jet aircraft, missiles, cargo planes, and other weapons of war. They've invested in military bases,
There seems to be no trust at all between American diplomats and the Iranian regime. There are many reasons for this, and the mistrust goes back several decades. Those bridges are not going to be rebuilt anytime soon, even if the two sides can come to an amicable agreement as to the happenings in th
Militaryspot accurately points out that military rank is "more than just who salutes whom. Military rank is a badge of leadership." Military rank, whether earned or awarded, delineates levels of responsibility for personnel, equipment and missions. Military rank provides a hierarchical indication of
The Emperor's New Clothes is a lovely Danish fairy tale written by Hans Christian Andersen. it was first published in 1837. As with all good fairy tales, there has to be a moral of the story component. The story will point out some good or evil options, or make a point as to how life can backfi
The men and women serving in the U.S. Army are dedicated and devoted individuals. Because of soldiers' commitment to service, the U.S. Department of Defense provides comfortable, safe housing for them and their families. Each soldier's situation is different, so there are a number of...
In World War II, Germany and Japan used the poster as a propaganda tool. Using what they knew about the persuasive power of words and pictures, they attempted to play upon the poor racial relations between blacks and whites in the United States, in order to bring division and weaken the will of the
Rogue nation-states of the world are indeed often extremely boisterous and their rhetoric is often very negative. Once such a nation pushed too hard against the free-world there is a good chance of political impasse leading to war. In the midst of the conflict, the rogue nation will sometimes become
Aside from the opportunity to serve your country, being part of the U.S. military provides plenty of benefits. These range from educational grants to call allowances. Moreover, it is not only the individual in the military who reaps in the advantages but also his family members.
Military badges identify the skills and experience of military personnel and instill a sense of tradition among those who serve. For this reason, the wearing of badges is precisely regulated. The Marine Corps Uniform Regulations (MCUR) specify different types of badges and how they may be worn. The
The SPC Card is a Student Price Card offered to high school and college students in Canada. The Student Price Card is available for purchase, and students who show the card at participating stores and restaurants receive discounts on their purchases. There are over 650,000 SPC cardholders in Canada.
Dependents of retired military veterans are still entitled to certain benefits.medals image by Vasiliy Koval from Fotolia.comMilitary servicemen and women are often afraid of retiring for fear of losing active duty benefits for their children. In truth, military dependents still qualify...
Brainwashing is a form of mind control. It has been used for many years by military organizations, religious cults and various political groups. The idea of brainwashing has often been debated by skeptics and those who claim to have been victimized by this intrusive, psychological tactic.
Whether the tactical operation is one for the military, SWAT, or law enforcement, footwear is key to ensuring that the mission - not foot discomfort or inadequate tactical boot performance - is the foremost consideration when mental focus is critical. There are many options in footwear for uniformed
I recently found out that during World War Two the New Forest had a very secret history which it needed to conceal from Hitler. The Allies were dependant on successful missions by our Allied spies and many were trained in the New Forest. The plot thickens.
Warfare took a dramatic step forward during the Middle Ages (5th to 15th century A.D.), as blacksmiths discovered new techniques that allowed them to forge the deadliest weapons man had ever known. The long sword, mace, battle axe and crossbow provided combatants a number of tools capable of dismemb