Student Jason Derfuss was one of several people shot in a mass shooting that took place at Florida State University Thursday. His life was saved by a book he had picked up moments earlier.FULL STORY
The Apache helicopter is one of the most famed and efficient killing machines in the U.S Army. Get the skinny on this 'steel dragon' and watch what one does to a platoon of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.FULL STORY
The Mexican War has been depicted as patriotic defense & shameful plundering of a weak foe. Which was it?FULL STORY
Just before dawn on the brisk morning of April 19, 1775, Jonas Parker stood with a loaded musket and watched as six companies of King George's light infantry, the vanguard of an 800-man detachment of British regulars, marched toward the common of Lexington, Mass.FULL STORY
The first great collision of the Civil War that took place on the Plains of Manassas on July 21, 1861, demonstrated the importance of railroads for moving large numbers of men to strategic positions. But this battle, known as the First Battle of Bull Run, was also something of an improvised mess. Above: Authors Kurz & Allison, 1889. Source: United States Library of Congress.FULL STORY
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Test pilot Scott Crossfield became the first human being to fly at twice the speed of sound on this date in 1953 - more than 1,300 miles per hour, Mach 2. He flew a Douglas Skyrocket (shown above), one of the most righteously bad-ass airplanes ever built.FULL STORY
Warrior will be giving away one free book a week for the rest of the year! Check out this week's book from Zenith Press on West Point's most famous class aptly called the Class the Stars Fell On.FULL STORY
The soldiers never seem to find a dull moment during deployment. See them get their groove on to "What Is Love," the hit song recorded by the Eurodance artist Haddaway.FULL STORY
In an age of disposable technology—who bothers to fix VCRs anymore?—the idea of a complex system running at top speed for half a century seems incredible. But don't tell that to the B-52 Stratofortress, the world's longest-flying military aircraft, which has been in daily operation with the U.S. Air Force for nearly 60 years.FULL STORY
When I began to investigate my family tree, I wasn't expecting to find anything of great importance, just the usual run-of-the-mill ancestry that would satisfy my curiosity. But as my investigation progressed, I found some surprising facts that led me to believe that my ancestry did include some notable people.FULL STORY
A majestic song - a thrilling song - composed on this date in 1861.FULL STORY
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