Archive for October, 2012

What Types of Special Forces are There?

Posted by digital on October 18th, 2012

The United States Army Special Forces, also sometimes called the Green Berets, are a very select group of men and women who are assigned to carry out five specific tasks. These are counter-terrorism, foreign internal defense, unconventional warfare, direct action and special reconnaissance. Foreign internal defense and unconventional warfare cover duties such as assisting with [...]

Using Night Vision Equipment at Home

Posted by digital on October 15th, 2012

The need to see into the darkness prompted research into developing electronic night vision devices. The US Armed Forces are the leaders in the use of the technology. Night vision optics are designed to allow combat and reconnaissance to occur at night. Military operations at night used to be very limited or held off until [...]

Military Exercise Programs

Posted by digital on October 13th, 2012

There is no question that the military has a tried-and-true approach to boot camp fitness. The science behind the process has been in the making for decades, with the latest version only just recently allowing sneakers to be used instead of military boots and more focus on endurance than just strength. The above said, military [...]

What Branch of The Military should I Join?

Posted by digital on October 11th, 2012

For anyone who is looking for a career in the military, you have four main branches for your choices. You can join the Army, the Marines, the Air Force, or the Navy. There are several differences between them all, and with a little research and deep thought, you should be able to decide which branch [...]

Surveillance Equipment In Today’s World

Posted by digital on October 7th, 2012

One of the most amazing technologies that continue to make strides forward in the military today is surveillance. Surveillance and surveillance equipment has made constant strides forward since the 1950’s and 1960’s. In the last couple of decades have been some of the most significant changes. From the year 1990 to present day there have [...]

US Military Officer Ranks and Roles – a Civilian’s Guide

Posted by digital on October 2nd, 2012

Nearly all of us are familiar with the names of the different officers in the military (lieutenant, captain, etc.), but most of us have no idea what they do. What does a rear admiral do? How many men are under the command of a brigadier general? Read on for the answers! U.S. Army and U.S. [...]