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Robert Heinlein: The Navy Vet Who Pioneered Sci-Fi

The dean of science fiction combined his experiences in the Navy with his knowledge as an aeronautical engineer to create genre-transforming novels.

January 27, 2023Mac Caltrider
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What Great Movies Got Right About the Battle of Iwo Jima

Hollywood got a lot wrong about the Battle of Iwo Jima, but not everything. Here are the best films on the subject and a breakdown of what they got right.

January 18, 2023Mac Caltrider
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Film ‘Devotion’ Sparks Renewed Drive To Bury Navy Hero in US

FedEx founder Fred Smith financed the film "Devotion."

January 11, 2023Associated Press
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‘Saving Private Ryan’: The Greatest War Movie

Steven Spielberg’s 'Saving Private Ryan' raised the bar for war films and changed the genre forever.

January 6, 2023Mac Caltrider
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‘Mission: Impossible’ — The Most Underappreciated Spy Franchise in Cinematic History

January 2, 2023David Maccar
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The Rambo Knife: From Survival Tool to ‘Heartstopper’

Used merely as a survival tool in “First Blood,” the iconic Rambo knife proved to be much more than just a glorified can opener in the film's sequels.

December 21, 2022Mac Caltrider
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Mat Best’s Latest Song Will Have You Decking the Halls With Redneck Sh*t

This new Christmas song might be catchy enough to finally silence Mariah Carey.

December 20, 2022Mac Caltrider
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Need for Speed: McLaren, Skunk Works Teaming Up Because Why Not?

Skunk Works, the legendary aircraft builder behind the SR-71, announced a partnership with supercar builder McLaren to share “technologies.”

December 14, 2022Matt White
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Lisa Jaster's Trailblazing Journey Through War and Ranger School

Lt. Col. Lisa Jaster talks about being among the first women at Ranger School and fighting in the early days of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars

November 23, 2022Mac Caltrider
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5 Film Appearances of the Legendary Headless Horseman

The headless horseman has haunted Sleepy Hollow for more than 200 years and has appeared in numerous films and television shows. Some are notably better than others.

October 31, 2022Eric Miller
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‘Black Hawk Down’ Veteran Matt Eversmann Is on a Mission To Highlight the Tough Realities of Those Who Serve

After 20 years in the Army, soldier-turned-author Matt Eversmann continues to serve by telling the s...

October 20, 2022Mac Caltrider
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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know: ‘Apocalypse Now’

Francis Ford Coppola’s 1979 Vietnam War epic “Apocalypse Now” is one of the most recognizable war movies ever made, yet few fans are familiar with the insane story behind its production.

October 2, 2022Mac Caltrider
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WATCH: Trailer Released for China’s Blatant ‘Top Gun’ Knockoff

China released a new trailer for the “Top Gun” imitation “Born to Fly,” marking the latest in a series of Chinese military movies.

September 23, 2022Mac Caltrider
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3 Episodes of ‘M*A*S*H’ That Prove the Show Is Still Relevant 50 Years Later

First aired in 1972, M*A*S*H paved the way for a whole genre of dark comedies, yet even today the show still feels uniquely original.

September 20, 2022Mac Caltrider
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The US Space Force Just Released Its Official Song and It’s ‘Supra’ Awful

With the debut of its official anthem, “Semper Supra,” the US Space Force has just solidified its place as America’s weirdest and wackiest military branch.

September 20, 2022Eric Miller
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The Greatest Generation: 5 Essential Books About World War II

These five books examine World War II from different perspectives, helping create a more complete picture of the largest conflict in human history.

September 19, 2022Mac Caltrider
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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know: ‘Fury’

David Ayer’s 2014 World War II drama captured the brutal reality of tank warfare like no other film....

September 18, 2022Mac Caltrider
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The Grizzly Attack Survivor Who Had Himself Beaten, Hit by a Truck, and Set Ablaze To Create ‘Bearproof’ Suit

Free to watch on YouTube, the long-forgotten documentary Project Grizzly chronicles one man’s epic quest to confront the bear that nearly killed him.

September 15, 2022Matt Fratus
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Marine Turned Author Bill Bee on Dodging Death in Marjah and His New Book, ‘The Shot’

With his memoir hitting shelves, Bill Bee opens up about his band geek origins, fighting the Taliban, and the photo that made him famous.

September 15, 2022Mac Caltrider
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WATCH: Taliban ‘Pilot’ Successfully Flies American Black Hawk Straight Into Ground

Several Taliban members were killed over the weekend when a pilot crashed a Black Hawk. Remember, friends don’t let friends fly helicopters if they don't know how.

September 13, 2022Eric Miller
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WATCH: UFC Fighter Paddy the Baddy Taps Out 10 Marines in a Row at Camp Pendleton

UFC lightweight Paddy “The Baddy” Pimblett visited the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program and kinda wrecked shop.

September 12, 2022Eric Miller
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Before ‘Generation Kill,’ Alexander Skarsgård Served in the Swedish Navy’s Elite SäkJakt Unit

Alexander Skarsgård might be best-known for his roles in some of Hollywood’s biggest movies, but the Swedish actor also did big things in the Swedish Navy.

August 30, 2022Mac Caltrider
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New Graphic Novel Honors Delta Snipers Killed in ‘Black Hawk Down’ Battle

A new graphic novel by the Association of the United States Army recounts the heroic actions of Delt...

August 26, 2022Mac Caltrider
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How This Marine Went From al Anbar to the New York Times 10 Best Books List

Marine Corps veteran Phil Klay is the author of two novels and a collection of essays.

August 15, 2022Mac Caltrider
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How Country Star, Former Army Ranger Keni Thomas Found Passion After Service

Keni Thomas didn’t think twice about whether to reenlist in the days following 9/11. It had been thr...

June 30, 2022Dustin Jones
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Pierce Brosnan’s Embodiment of James Bond Defined the ’90s 

Who is your favorite James Bond? It matters more to some people than is reasonable — like, it’s get-...

June 29, 2022David Maccar
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