John Jefferson Williams (1843 – May 13, 1865) was a Union soldier and private in Company B the 34th Regiment Indiana Infantry. He was killed at the Battle of Palmito Ranch, the last land battle of the Civil War, and is generally recognized as the last soldier killed in the American Civil War. Every Soldier does not want to be either … Continue reading “The Unlucky Pvt. John J. Williams”
When I was in so long ago. I saw troops doing the same stuff all the time. Then somebody would say “What is the main difference between the Boy Scouts & the Army? The Boy Scouts have adult supervision.”
The Warthog! Pity the AF Brass is always trying to kill it.
Soldier gets permission to wear beard for Norse Pagan faith blob:https://www.armytimes.com/7f431d89-1fea-4798-bea3-e1a67ce519a7 A soldier was recently granted permission to wear a beard in accordance with his Norse Pagan faith in a rare exception for facial hair for religious reasons. When the Army authorized beards for religious soldiers in early 2017, the move was a response to years … Continue reading “This actually True!”
Myself it was Ft. Dix, N.J.(Fort Dick in the Mouth) back in the Day. I wouldn’t do it again for a Million Bucks nor would I sell my memories of it for a Million Bucks. It was also one of the best things that happened to me! Thanks SFC Holmes, SFC Boyaye & Sgt. Howard!
World War One: The British hero who did not shoot Hitler By Bethan BellBBC News Image copyright GREEN HOWARDS MUSEUM/GETTYImage caption In 1938, Adolf Hitler himself is said to have told British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain that Pte Henry Tandey had spared his life 20 years before Henry Tandey became the most decorated private soldier in World … Continue reading “The man who could of Shot Hitler? Maybe”
By Justin Huggler, Berlin 29 APRIL 2018 • 1:55PM European joint defence projects have reportedly been thrown into doubt amid a row over military spending in Angela Merkel’s coalition government. The row comes amid growing concern in Germany over equipment shortages that have cast doubt over the country’s ability to meet its Nato commitments. It also comes against … Continue reading “Rommel must be crying & Patton Laughing out loud”
This is my rifle. There are many like it, but this one is mine. My rifle is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life. Without me, my rifle is useless. Without my rifle, I am useless. I must fire my rifle true. I must shoot … Continue reading “The Rifleman’s Creed”