Category: Military

Inspired by a Renaissance writer who said “a well-rounded…

Inspired by a Renaissance writer who said “a well-rounded man should be an artist, a warrior and philosopher”, JASON EVERMAN, original bassist for Nirvana, joined the US military, the Special Forces, studied under monks in Tibet and earned a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from Columbia.

Japan only has a military for defense, meaning they can’t…

Japan only has a military for defense, meaning they can’t go fight outside of Japan or do any offensive missions at all.

The ADE 651; an inert rod of metal with a plastic hinge, was…

The ADE 651; an inert rod of metal with a plastic hinge, was sold as a bomb detector, for as much as US $60,000 each. It was used by the militaries of Iraq, Afghanistan and more than a dozen other countries for years before anyone noticed that it did nothing at all.

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Teddy Roosevelt’s son fought in WWI as a pilot. He was killed in…

Teddy Roosevelt’s son fought in WWI as a pilot. He was killed in a dogfight and his plane crashed behind enemy lines. The Germans gave him a full military burial with honors. Reportedly, they admired that a president’s son chose to fight.

The tombstone of U.S. Air Force veteran and gay rights…

The tombstone of U.S. Air Force veteran and gay rights activist Leonard Matlovich states this: “When I was in the military, they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one”. source

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There is a “Military Disneyland” in Russia that…

There is a “Military Disneyland” in Russia that allow guests to shoot military grade weapons and try out various military simulators. source

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