Archive for July, 2012

Monitoring a Soldier’s Vitals on the Battlefield

Posted by digital on July 19th, 2012

War can be a terrible experience for many soldiers. While most soldiers understand the dangers of an improvised explosive device (IED) or an enemy combatant with a gun, they may not be aware of how minor injuries and stress are impacting their performance. In many cases, stress and fatigue can increase the chance of a [...]

New Advances in Special Forces Gear

Posted by digital on July 16th, 2012

New advances in nanotechnology will revolutionize clothing for soldiers on the battlefield. While bulletproof and camouflage vests have existed for decades, they have often had limited efficacy. For example, the quality of a bulletproof vest was often contingent on its size. In many cases, it was not possible to produce a very high quality bulletproof [...]

June is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month

Posted by digital on July 13th, 2012

The U. S. Military equips their soldiers with field and survival gear. We are learning that our service personnel also need to be equipped with survival skills related to the stress they encounter in combat. To support the efforts of the National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, part of the United States Department of Veterans [...]

Finding military gear and gifts for the a survivalist or military person can be difficult. With droves of US Military troops and Special Forces coming home each year it is becoming more necessary to find products like military t-shirts and gifts that former service members can appreciate. Even if someone doesn’t have a military person [...]

The United States will move 60 percent of its warships to the Asia Pacific region by 2020, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said on Saturday. The move is part of President Barack Obama’s “pivot” to Asia that many experts feel is a response to China’s increasingly hostile regional posture. Panetta is in Singapore for an annual [...]

Swords and Knives: Military History

Posted by digital on July 3rd, 2012

To the history enthusiast, any collection of weapons can raise the pulse and send the mind spinning into the past. Military history can be enhanced with each knife, sword, or rifle found. These artifacts are a connection to the events that surround them and bring out the spirit of those that carried them into the [...]