Archive for September, 2012

Common Myths About the Military

Posted by digital on September 16th, 2012

There are many myths about the military in general, quite a few of which have been perpetuated by both the media and movies. The truth is that as in life, people in the military most often do not act at all the way they are depicted in films. Those who choose to join the army [...]

5 Items You Should Have in Your Survival Gear

Posted by digital on September 13th, 2012

One thing a person should be prepared for is the future. There is no one that can be sure of what kinds of situations they will have to someday face. This is why having a decent cache of survival gear is always a good idea. Thankfully, a good amount of quality field and survival gear [...]

Six Essential Pieces of Survival Gear for an EMP

Posted by digital on September 11th, 2012

Survival gear has been in demand ever since the Cold War opened Americans’ eyes to their own vulnerability. The 1950s and ’60s saw national fear and hysteria over the possibility of a calculated nuclear strike on the United States. Life after the apocalypse, scientists and pundits predicted, would be cold, barren, and not worth living. [...]

The Special Forces May Be Getting Even More Special

Posted by digital on September 9th, 2012

In the realm of Special Forces gear, there are some new and improved pieces of equipment that just may be on the horizon. Scientists in various parts of the world are getting closer and closer to making a soldier or person to appear completely invisible. Fact or Fiction This is not just science fiction; this [...]

Six Reasons To Have Special Forces Gear In Your Camp Kit

Posted by digital on September 7th, 2012

When people think of Special Forces, they think “tough.” There’s a good reason for this. The United States Special Forces are some of the most dangerous and well-trained warriors on the planet, able to operate in a wide range of climate and terrain conditions and accomplish their objectives, both at home and abroad. While an [...]

USS Ponce acts as “mothership” for Special Forces

Posted by digital on September 3rd, 2012

The U.S. Navy is using a converted transport ship, the USS Ponce, as a “mother ship” for Special Forces operations in the Persian Gulf. The new approach illustrates the importance of special ops in America’s ongoing military strategy. Originally scheduled for retirement, the Pentagon decided instead to retrofit the Ponce for operations involving U.S. Navy [...]