The military Rules of engagement (ROE) have been around for many years and have been written by commanders to prevent the use of deadly force against civilians and surrendering enemy combatants. The rules of engagement are there to protect U.S. military personnel from prosecution providing the service member follows them as written and directed. Don’t […]
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The Army engineer is a vital part of the U.S. Army. Army engineers take on some of the hardest and most dangerous jobs in the Army. When most people think of engineers, they think of soldiers who set up a tent or build a barracks. This is true. However, let’s give credit where credit is […]
The mission was not simple; it was not safe. The mission was to take troops and supplies north from Kuwait throughout Iraq. The danger was the enemy’s favorite: the IED. There is no MOS in the military for convoy operations, so if you were deployed in support of OIF, you may have been involved in […]
The Military cook is one of the most important military jobs for a lot of reasons. Military cooks are some of the hardest working people, and they work some of the longest hours in the military. I spent five years in the Navy and have spent many more than that in the Army. The cooks […]
What is resiliency? It is the ability to bounce back and recover from difficulties. This is extremely important. Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines, and Coast Guard members must have this every day. The amount of strain and stress placed on a military member every day is tremendous, and I’m not just talking about when deployed or […]
Escalation of Force is the intensification of defending or protecting oneself or others and determining how much force should be used in a situation. The military utilizes escalation of force to protect and defend service members in accordance with the Geneva Convention. The Purpose of Escalation of Force Escalation of Force is used to prevent […]
Perseverance is steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose to overcome in spite of obstacles, difficulties, or discouragement. There are many different types, and it does not just come with an illness or handicap. Perseverance is about being willing to take on the tough assignments and hard tasks and complete them. Perseverance is […]
The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance and disaster relief in the United States. They also provide health and safety services, international services, and services to the armed forces. The Red Cross has been a consistent lifeline for people in the most need. The History The history of the Red […]
If you’ve ever served in the military, you know who “Lead the Way” belongs to. For everyone who doesn’t know, that motto belongs to the best of the best; the ones who captured Saddam Hussein. The ones who have been to battle and led the way in Somalia. The ones who led the way in […]