Iconic Morale Patches and Their Meanings

Morale patches have been present in the U.S. military since WWI and WWII with the development of division and insignia patches, spearheaded by the 81st Division, the Wildcats. Besides rank, there was no other way to determine U.S. soldiers apart by division or unit. After the creation of rank, unit, and division patches, came along […]

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Remembering the Participants of D-Day

On June 6, 1944, the invasion of the beaches of France, famously known as D-Day, included American and Allied forces storming the beaches in hopes of breaching the Nazi’s hold on France. After D-Day the Nazi forces were pushed further east to Paris. The Invasion of Normandy began with air attacks, glider and parachute landings, […]

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Best and Worst Ranking MRE Meals

A Meal, Ready-to-Eat (MRE) is a self-contained package that includes everything you need to prepare and eat the food inside. MREs are typically associated with the military, but civilians can also purchase military-grade MREs. These MREs have become popular with survivalists, glampers and preppers and are often used in humanitarian aid in disaster areas.    

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How to Show off Your Military Medals Like a Pro

Military medals, challenge coins and other paraphernalia common in the military deserve proper display. Don’t let the award you earned serving your country collect dust in a box stored in your attic. Your military achievements and memorabilia such as ribbons, tabs and medals of valor can be proudly displayed in your home or office.

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