USAF CCT attached to an unknown Special Operations unit in Afghanistan, 2010 with war beard.


Tactical Beard. I am so cool. ~Kabul  #sixwordwar

‘The Little Boy Who Wouldn’t Smile’: A Story of the Korean War

Caption from LIFE. “His eyes clouded by nightmare memories and his small face drawn by hunger, Kang Koo Ri looks up as soldiers offer him his first meal.”

Of the countless stories that emerged from the Korean War, few carried the emotional punch of a piece that ran in LIFE magazine in July 1951. Written by, and featuring photos by, LIFE photographer Michael Rougier, the article—titled “The Little Boy Who Wouldn’t Smile”—brought home to millions of readers the devastation that the war was wreaking on the civilian populations of both North and South Korea. Split in two in the wake of the Second World War, Korea was a place that most Americans had given little thought to just a few years before—if they’d heard of it all. Read more

Germans invade Poland: 1939

Campaign in Poland, 1939

At 4:45 a.m., some 1.5 million German troops invade Poland all along its 1,750-mile border with German-controlled territory. Simultaneously, the German Luftwaffe bombed Polish airfields, and German warships and U-boats attacked Polish naval forces in the Baltic Sea. Nazi leader Adolf Hitler claimed the massive invasion was a defensive action, but Britain and France were not convinced. On September 3, they declared war on Germany, initiating World War II. Read more

What Did He Say?

Lol, I thought they were legit at first…until I read the some of the captions. Haha, “Having a hard time seeing without glasses…”   Enjoy a little humor on this Labor Day holiday. 


NOTE: language NSFW



Here are what they REALLY mean. 




Airmen assigned to the 820th RED HORSE Squadron jump from a C-17 Globemaster III May 12, 2011, during a training exercise above Alamo, Nev. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth)

From the pilot’s viewpoint: an F-15E Strike Eagle positions under the boom of a KC-135R Stratotanker during a training mission Dec. 17, 2010 

English: RED HORSE Emblem
English: RED HORSE Emblem (Photo credit: Wikipedia)