Category - Interest

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Rise of the Warrior Class

What does the current state of the Warrior Class look like? To be sure, there are a few dynamics that impact both perspective and analysis at the individual, social, and cultural levels. The ever-present negatives and the...

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Return of the Warrior Class

The onset of trench warfare defines the decline of warrior culture in modern history. The concept of taking vast amounts of a population, putting them in uniform and handing them a rifle, defeats the nobility of combat that...

Interest Veterans Network

Are You a Hoplite?

What is a hoplite? In a general sense, it is a heavy infantry soldier from ancient Greek history. The term is used today in Greece in a military sense as well, but we will look at the ancient variation. The ancient Greek...

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Suicide by the Numbers

Veteran groups and supporters have been banding together to show the populace the numbers of veteran suicide, and they are picking up momentum.  Mainstream media has made some attempts to shed light on the subject, but the...

History Interest

The Mustang

The name evokes an image of a strong and muscular animal running wild through the open plains with beautiful curves and power in spades, making light work of traveling long distances and surviving the toughest conditions.  If...

Interest Staff Picks

Family is a Priority

Family and close friends are generally the most important people for any service member within the armed forces. If family members at home don’t understand what we do and why we do it, their lack of understanding can become...

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Cielo Aperto Airshow

When you think of Switzerland, you may think of several things such as: cheese, army knives, or huge mountains.  One thing you certainly don’t arrive at immediately would be airplanes, and why would you?  Switzerland has a...

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Will you go to Prom with me?

When you hear the word “Prom,” you may instantly be transported back to those years of school where you spent months agonizing over which person to ask to the prestigious dance,what you were going to wear and innumerable...

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Spooky, isn’t it?

“Work horse”. The term brings to mind something rugged, hardworking, and enduring. In the aviation world, this translates to multiple aircraft: the Lockheed C-130 Hercules, the Douglas A-1 Skyraider, the A-10 Thunderbolt II...

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Wherefore art thou, Sandy?

SPAD, Flying Dumptruck, Able Dog, Sandy.  The aircraft that served faithfully for three decades in the United States Armed Forces went by many names.  This aircraft was known for its rugged durability, ease of use...