Common mistakes authors make when referring to military personnel

The proper usage of ‘Ex’, ‘Former’ and ‘Prior’ when discussing military service personnel. The above terms and prefixes are bandied about in all kinds of conversations. Be it in a newspaper, news reports, or dare I say it, even in a novel. This is a very basic generalization only to get a point across about … More Common mistakes authors make when referring to military personnel

Ranger Training Assessment Course to accept female soldiers in February 2015

Ranger Training Assessment Course (RTAC) will open its doors to female soldiers for the first time this coming February. While the issue of placing female soldiers in front line, Tier 1 combat units has not been approved, allowing females into RTAC is what some seem to think will be the first step. What needs to … More Ranger Training Assessment Course to accept female soldiers in February 2015

US Army to adopt New Camouflage pattern that looks just like Crye Industries MultiCam but it isn’t

Wait a minute, it looks just like MultiCam.   With the abject failure of the Universal Camouflage Pattern introduced with the Army’s ACU, the move to find a pattern that would actually work led to the adoption of Crye Industries MultiCam. However, due to some bullshit cost issue, either real or fabricated, the Army is … More US Army to adopt New Camouflage pattern that looks just like Crye Industries MultiCam but it isn’t