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Creating stronger, lighter, and more flexible body armor is the goal of almost every body armor manufacturer. From finding new materials to developing new methods of structuring vests, this is the driving force behind the body armor industry. This is of particular importance to the Military, who have not only unique requirements, but also a [...]

The Issues Soldiers Face Wearing Body Armor in Action

Posted by Special Forces on January 6th, 2015

When soldiers go into the field, they face many different types of danger and it is important for them to be as safe as possible at all times. That usually means that they need to wear body armor to ensure that they have protection from the possible attacks they could face. Not every type of [...]

How Civilians Can Use Military Grade Combat Boots

Posted by Special Forces on May 23rd, 2013

History notes how many great technological innovations were impelled by the needs of military organizations. Penicillin, parachutes, advances in aviation, and even the Internet were the result of developments for military applications. Innovations also extend to combat gear, with durable combat boots being a result of years of research aimed at giving their users an [...]

Five Ways US Army Spouses Can Find Work

Posted by digital on December 20th, 2012

Jobs are not always in ready supply for spouses of US Army soldiers that are deployed, or otherwise away from home for training. Military families change residences every 2.9 years on average. Constantly moving makes it difficult to gain experience in a chosen field, or settle in a steady career. Despite the challenges, jobseekers have [...]

How Military Families Can Protect Themselves Against Scammers

Posted by digital on December 18th, 2012

Recently several US Army families at Fort Bragg were victims of cyber criminals. The dirty rotten thieves stole a handful of some of their passwords to the MyPay.com website. MyPay.com is often used for military payroll purposes. The cyber criminals rerouted several paychecks from MyPay.com to prepaid debit cards. Philip Graves, a cyber security professional, [...]

Three Collectible and Useful Military Knives and Swords

Posted by digital on November 18th, 2012

One thing that is certainly popular with collectors is knives and swords. They’re interesting to look at and exciting to think about in regards to how they would be used in hand to hand combat. Many of them also have great utility for purposes other than combat. Surplus stores that sell military equipment, tactical gear [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Across the nation citizens are storing up field equipment and survival gear over concerns of everything from civil unrest to the fragile economy. It is no secret that people are afraid. Families everywhere are accumulating and storing things, expecting to have to get by without the support infrastructure we have always been used to. There [...]

Acing the Military PFT Exams

Posted by digital on August 12th, 2012

Every branch of the military has different requirements when it comes to physical fitness based on the branch and the age of the applicant. The gender of the applicant will also play a role. If you are planning on joining a specific branch of the military, such as the marine corps or the army, then [...]