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How the U.S. Could Have "Won" the Vietnam War (1982)

W.J. Astore

Much like my father, I can be a pack rat. Going through old files, I found a “blue book” exam that I took as a college freshman in 1982. 1,062 more words

US Military

Veteran Denied Sales Position Because Of Combat Experience [Video]

Kayla Reyes, a 21-year-old U.S. Army veteran, applied to work at a Macy’s in Fresno, California.

When interviewed by a hiring manager, she said she was told that because of her combat experience in Afghanistan, she would not be capable of relating to Macy’s customers. 28 more words


If Every Doctor's Visit Was Like This Then You Might Actually Go

She plays it cool for as long as she can like young teens do but in the end he gets her. And for those that don’t know, CASH stands for Corps Area Support Hospital.

image – Laura Smith

Congressional Black Caucus Joins Fight Against Army's New 'Racially Biased' Hair Regulations

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — Women from the Congressional Black Caucus have joined the fight against the U.S. Army’s new grooming standards.

The regulations went into effect March 31 and have been criticized by people, soldiers and civilians alike, who have called them racially biased. 252 more words


Commander's Legal Handbook 2013

Commander’s Legal Handbook 2013 (PDF)
Source: Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, United States Army

This Handbook is designed to assist you in taking proper immediate action when faced with a variety of legal issues that might arise during your command.

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Legal And Law Enforcement

It’s Time To Add Pullups To PT Test, Say U.S. Soldiers

Army Times is reporting that soldiers across the U.S. Army say there’s a simple way to better measure an individual’s strength and prepare them for combat — add pullups to the PT test. 210 more words

Defence Watch

U.S. Army Considering Having Attack Helicopters Operate From Ships

MARCUS WEISGERBER and PAUL McLEARY of Defense News have this story:

WASHINGTON — The US Army is considering certifying some of its attack helicopters to operate from ships — a mission historically conducted by the Marine Corps — as the service looks to broaden the role it would play in an Asia-Pacific battle. 153 more words

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