Archive for January, 2013

The Different Types of Available Military Benefits

Posted by digital on January 24th, 2013

There are a lot of different types of military benefits. This is why a lot of different people believe that joining the military offers a better career advantage than civilian careers. For example, the United States government offers military members different types of allowances.      

Ever stumbled upon a training activity where every participant was decked out in full battle gear and wielded weapons weighted like actual military firearms? Did everyone at this event speak and act like real soldiers, even if they weren’t? If you answered yes, then you must have stepped into a Military Simulation (MILSIM) event.

Loaded for Bear: Donning Tough Combat Boots for Ruck Marches

Posted by digital on January 20th, 2013

If you’ve seen film footage of soldiers training for battle, chances are that their bootcamp training included ruck marches in rather inhospitable environments. The U.S. 82nd Airborne trekking the woods outside Fort Bragg, Army troopers during Special Forces candidate training, and British soldiers yomping across East Falkland during the Falklands War are hard examples. These [...]

Translating military processes and equipment to the civilian market has long been an ongoing trend. However, much of it has been primarily focused on the translation of military technology to civilian application. So it shouldn’t be any surprise that companies and vendors compete heavily to win contracts with the military in the government contracting world. [...]