Offering viewers a front-row seat to history in the making, the Military Channel premieres DELTA COMPANY, the story of the U.S. Marine Corps’ Delta Company 1st Tank Battalion, as it pushes toward Baghdad in the early days of Operation Iraqi Freedom… Read more
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America’s unique form of democracy separates power among three branches of government: the legislative, judicial and executive. As the head of the executive branch, the president of the United States is the country’s most visible and important leader, both at home and abroad. Join HISTORY for a fresh perspective on how the Oval Office has evolved over the past 200 years through stories about the 43 men who have served as commander-in-chief.
The purpose of Side Boy Honour Guard aboard military ships
In today’s military, we have many unique customs. What is not realized is that what is now custom formerly had a real purpose. Take the use of Side Boys to welcome a ranking visitor aboard a military vessel. It is the task of assigning two, four, six, or eight men to line both sides of the gangplank based on the ascending rank of the officer visiting the vessel, with two being assigned for ensigns and Lts, up to eight for admirals and above. More rank, more honour guard, right? But this system originally served a darker purpose…. Read more
I’ve read many heartbreaking stories like the one I’m sharing here. The sorrow I feel when I read them cannot be compared to the sorrow of the loved ones they left behind–I can’t begin to imagine, either–What makes it worse (for me) is there are countless more of these stories happening–every day–across our nation. I have one comment for the people responsible for all of this:
When is enough gonna be enough? Bring them home…NOW.
By: PAUL SZOLDRA
The city of Fallujah is back in the news after being taken over by Al Qaeda militants, and now a third major battle over control of the city is on the horizon. Read more