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The Great Betrayal Of The Indian Soldier - The Indian General Staff

The Great Betrayal Of The Indian Soldier - The Indian General Staff

India was granted Independence by the British in 1947. I use the word 'granted' because that is what, in effect, it was. Not withstanding minor pinpricks like the Indian National Army led by Subhas Bose and Gandhi's civil disobedience movement the British left the country after 200 ye......[Read More]
Aviation: How to Become Pilot in the Army

Aviation: How to Become Pilot in the Army

Becoming an Army pilot is a long process that can take up to two years. After successfully completing training, students will become fully competent aviation warrant officers. Almost all U.S. Army aviators are warrant officers and they fly helicopters. Potential aviators should start working toward ......[Read More]
Marine Corps Division Schools

Marine Corps Division Schools

The Marine Corps's First Division hosts seven combat skills courses designed primarily for infantry Marines. Since the potential for advancement is demonstrated though continuing education, these courses are very beneficial to a Marine's professional future. Also, those who complete the course bring......[Read More]
Air Force Pay Scales and Hazard Duty Pay

Air Force Pay Scales and Hazard Duty Pay

The United States Air Force began its existence as part of the U.S. Army's Signal Corps. The first Aeronautical Division was formed on August 1, 1907, less than four years after the Wright brothers completed the first powered flight at Kitty Hawk. The mission of the U.S. Air Force is to fly, fight a......[Read More]
How to Prepare For USMC Boot Camp by Eating the Right Type of Food

How to Prepare For USMC Boot Camp by Eating the Right Type of Food

When you search on how to prepare for USMC boot camp, you'll mostly read about stuff for physical fitness and the first thing that comes to mind is exercise or workout routine. Keep in mind that physical fitness involves your diet.......[Read More]
The Objectives of the Selection and Recruitment Process in an Organization

The Objectives of the Selection and Recruitment Process in an Organization

Human resources personnel often recruit and select employees.Stockbyte/Stockbyte/Getty ImagesWhether a person is selecting employees or volunteers, there are a number of objectives that recruiters must have in mind if they are to select the best applicants for their company or.........[Read More]
Types of Medieval Castles

Types of Medieval Castles

Castles were a vital part of a medieval arms race that pitted armies against fixed fortifications. Over time, castles evolved from simple and relatively weak structures to enormous stone fortifications.......[Read More]
Standard Military Weapons

Standard Military Weapons

Standard military weapons are those that every member of the service is trained to operate. These weapons include assault rifles, crew-served weapons, pistols and bayonets. Most of the training for these weapons occurs during initial training or boot camp. After certification, any service member ma......[Read More]
Advantages for the North During the Beginning of the Civil War

Advantages for the North During the Beginning of the Civil War

When the American Civil War began with the attack on Fort Sumter in April 1861, the Northern states, known as the Union, had a number of clear advantages relating to manpower, industry and military armaments. In fact, many observers saw the conflict as being destined to end quickly with a victory fo......[Read More]
Interesting Facts About the Marines

Interesting Facts About the Marines

The United States Marines is an amphibious naval infantry corps, trained to fight at sea, on land and in the air. Perhaps more than any other military corps, the Marines are known for their toughness and steadfastness. Their motto is "Semper Fidelis" (Latin for "always faithful") and their slogan is......[Read More]
Paramilitary Weapons

Paramilitary Weapons

Assault rifles are the preferred weapons of America's paramilitary extremists, according to Violence Policy Center, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit public charity dedicated to decreasing the annual number of deaths attributable to guns. Additional paramilitary weapons include knives, bayonets and......[Read More]
Why Did They Start Area 51?

Why Did They Start Area 51?

Area 51 is a military reservation located about 85 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada. The zone is off limits to civilians and its perimeter is guarded by a well-armed private security detail. The secretive nature of Area 51 has inspired rumors for many years about its true nature and use by the U......[Read More]
What the US Navy Needs for the Future

What the US Navy Needs for the Future

Overall, I see the US Naval Research well suited for priming the pipeline of future technology, and yet, just because they are presently, well it is not time to rest on our laurels because there are other potential enemies afoot developing their own weapons systems. Weapons which may challenge us in......[Read More]
History of the 23rd Infantry Regiment

History of the 23rd Infantry Regiment

The U.S. 23rd Infantry was formed by an act of Congress on Jun. 26, 1812, due to hostilities with Great Britain. The regiment participated in 13 battles and skirmishes during the War of 1812. The regiment was amalgamated with other units to form the 2nd Infantry in 1815. The 23rd Infantry was refor......[Read More]
A Visit With The Patrouille De France

A Visit With The Patrouille De France

Eight military jets performing loops with tricolor smoke over the highway can be distracting. These jets are the Patrouille de France, the French equivalent of the Canadian Snowbirds. The Patrouille de France is part of the l'Armee de l'Air (the French Air Force).......[Read More]
Features of the Navy SEAL Survival Knife

Features of the Navy SEAL Survival Knife

The U.S. Navy's SEAL teams have a fearsome reputation in the Special Forces community. Part of the reason for this is their willingness to embrace the idea of custom-designed ordnance and weaponry, adapting their equipment to their needs rather than working around any problems with it. This is parti......[Read More]
Types of Arms Soldiers Used During the Civil War

Types of Arms Soldiers Used During the Civil War

The Civil War was a watershed moment in the history of the United States. New technologies had been introduced, but not used extensively in warfare. Many of the technologies that affected the war related to logistics and communications, such as the railroad and the telegraph. However, new militar......[Read More]
How to Register for a Veterans Administration C-Number

How to Register for a Veterans Administration C-Number

Veterans who file claims for benefits with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are automatically assigned a "C-file," or claims file, number. The veteran's C-file number is usually the same as the veteran's social security number. Dependents of the veteran who receive survivor's or dependents ve......[Read More]
Roles of Women During the Civil War

Roles of Women During the Civil War

The Civil War was not only a turning point in American history, but also one in the history of women in America. Though some women did work prior to the war, it was the increase in women's efforts during wartime that helped advance the idea of women in the work force. While their husbands and sons w......[Read More]
Nuclear Fallout Shelter Facts

Nuclear Fallout Shelter Facts

If a person grew up or lived during the Cold War (1946 through the 1990s), he will remember the always-present threat of nuclear war. This included being aware of what nuclear fallout shelter offered in terms of physical protection from such a threat. Today, these shelters may seem like a throwback ......[Read More]