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Glowsticks and the Military

Glowsticks and the Military

Glowsticks – you can buy them almost anywhere. They’re a cheap way to liven up a concert, great for camping, and guaranteed to make a...

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The Hidden Cool Side of Gas Masks - Some Fun Facts You Might Not Have Known

The Hidden Cool Side of Gas Masks - Some Fun Facts You Might Not Have Known

Here are some cool facts to break the ice with when you show up at your next party wearing a new gas mask. Ancient Greece...

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Night Desert Camouflage - The Weirdest Camo of them All

Night Desert Camouflage - The Weirdest Camo of them All

One of the more interesting camouflage patterns developed by the US Military is the Night Desert camo pattern. It stands out for its unique grid...

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HISTORY OF THE US AIR FORCE, PART I

HISTORY OF THE US AIR FORCE, PART I

Although the US Air Force didn’t officially come into existence until 1947, the US military had been using airborne technology on and off for nearly...

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ILBE There For You

ILBE There For You

I felt every muscle from my shoulder to the tip of my toe as I focused what little energy I had left from the 2...

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Who's MOLLE and ALICE?

Who's MOLLE and ALICE?

There are myriad of systems utilized over the course of military history to carry equipment from point A to point B. While the pack mules...

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The Jeep Cap

The Jeep Cap

Having trouble finding that rugged cool looking winter hat that also needs to be warm and comfortable? Try the jeep cap, . That old time...

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How the Military Stays Warm

How the Military Stays Warm

Everybody talks about the unbearable heat out on deployment. Granted the overwhelming amount of gear and fabric covering your body while you exert more energy...

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US Camo - Behind the Patterns

US Camo - Behind the Patterns

The United States is not the only country with uniforms that match the surrounding environment, but Americans absolutely embrace camouflage much more than any other...

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A Soldiers Selfless Courage

A Soldiers Selfless Courage

Twelve U.S. Special Forces soldiers entered Afghanistan’s Shok Valley on the morning of April 8th, 2008, and engaged in a six-hour firefight that would leave...

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