If you’re interested in the Vietnam War, you may have seen this footage. The images of this platoon in combat are what we picture when we think of Vietnam: a bare-armed M60 gunner on his knees spraying suppressive fire, a lieutenant calmly calling for support over the...
Thieves and Liars: PTSD Fakers and VA Disability Fraud
Who are the victims of VA disability fraud and PTSD fakers? What are the damages caused by veterans faking PTSD, and can the problem be fixed?
Autism. F**king Autism.
Autism affects a helluva lot of our readers. Here’s some straight talk on the subject, and why Reeder wears that Perry the Platypus hat.
Language Lessons: Tanker Terms
Just like every other military occupational specialty has its own form of military slang, tankers have their own lingo. How many of these terms do you know?
Legends of the Old Corps: Gustav Hasford and the “Snuffies”
The Short Timers, a novel by Gustav Hasford, was the foundation for Stanley Kubrick’s war film “Full Metal Jacket”, but it was a close-knit group of Marines called “The Snuffies” that inspired all the characters.
Thinking of Becoming a Cop? Please, For the Love of God, Read This First
Considering a career in law enforcement? Here’s a no-nonsense, no-bullshit practical guide to becoming a cop that’ll help you avoid common pitfalls.
ASP Light Review
ASP Light Review by Chris Hernandez: “The XT DF Asp flashlight is a bright, dual fuel, durable, lightweight, awesome light I wish I’d had years ago.”
Problem Solved: The E-4 Option
These E-4s will shadow their assigned leader. They’re not his aide-de-camp, they’re not there to polish his shoes or clean his office. Their only duty would be to assess any decision he’s about to make. They’d be something like the modern-day equivalent of slaves who stood on chariots behind Roman emperors returning from victory, whispering “All glory is fleeting” to keep the emperor’s head from swelling.
Jussie Smollett and all who believed him – thank you!
It sounds counter-intuitive, we know, but Jussie Smollet actually did us a solid with his recent, bogus claims of a horrific racial attack. Here’s how.
MNKF | The Ka-Bar “Jarosz” Folder
Ka-Bar recently released a new folder, the “Jarosz”, designed by custom knifemaker Jesse Jarosz.