Photography ~ George Bryant

18 Terms Only Soldiers Will Understand

Soldier lingo has a tendency to reference things that only exist in the Army. Here are some terms outsiders probably don’t know.

  • Private News Network: The rumor mill or soldier gossip.
  • Grab some real estate: This is a command to get on the ground and start exercising, usually with pushups. It’s issued as a punishment for a minor infraction. The command can also be stated as, “beat your face.”

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The 6 Scariest Military Vehicles Of WWI And WWII

When the military needs to get where they’re going, they climb into some of the most intimidating vehicles on the planet.

Gun turrets, heavy armor, and aggressive stylings all make sure enemies know death is bearing down on them. But in the World Wars, many of the vehicles of industrial warfare were just getting started. These are six of the scariest military vehicles that generation served in.

Diesel Submarine

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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Image of the Day: 9 January 2015


Marines:  fighting for our country’s freedom (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Isaac Lamberth)