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The United States spends more on its military than any other country in the world, with a yearly budget of $801 billion as of 2021.   What are we spending this absurd amount of money on? Thanks to...
Today, many national, state, and local parks are admired for their beautiful scenery and recreational perks. But you may be surprised to learn that a number of these parks actually began as military...
General is the top rank in the Army, Marines, and Air Force nowadays. The highest rank currently attainable in the military is four-star general, though there were five-star generals in WWII like...
In the years before the start of the Civil War, marked by the Confederate attack on Fort Sumter, the U.S. military was already constructing defensive fortifications around major cities, often along...
In a modern POW camp, it is the duty of the captor to provide humane living conditions to prisoners, while it is the duty of the prisoner to try to escape. The complex dynamic can result in dramatic...
A new report from the Rand Corporation argues for a change in the U.S. approach to defending its interests.
The U.S. military is one of the best armed militaries on the planet, using some of the best aircraft, drones, tanks, naval vessels, and even small arms. One large contributing factor to this is the...
The United States has a massive military presence in the world, and to achieve military superiority, it spends more on defense annually than the next 10 countries combined, a list that includes...
What makes a great military leader? According to retired Army Maj. Gen. John L. Gronski, senior mentor for the U.S. Army Mission Command Training Program, there are four basic qualities: “Attitude,...
This article was written with the assistance of A.I. technology, and has been edited and fact-checked by Colman Andrews. “Mac and Me” is a 1988 film by veteran director Stewart Raffill, with...
This article was written with the assistance of A.I. technology, and has been edited and fact-checked by Melly Alazraki. More than 100 million troops were mobilized during World War II, hailing from...
This article was written with the assistance of A.I. technology, and has been edited and fact-checked by Melly Alazraki. The Ilyushin Il-2 was the most produced aircraft by any nation in World War...
This article was written with the assistance of A.I. technology, and has been edited and fact-checked by Melly Alazraki. Russia was the country that mobilized the most troops in World War I,...
This article was written with the assistance of A.I. technology, and has been edited and fact-checked by Melly Alazraki. With a population of just over 3.6 million and 202,000 active armed forces...
In most countries around the world, joining the military requires a minimum age criteria to be met. The minimum age differs from one country to another, depending on various factors such as national...