June 26, 2022, marks the 35th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick's groundbreaking film Full Metal Jacket. If you've never seen it before, we suggest you consider watching it because once you do, it will leave you speechless. It's a harrowing story about the Vietnam War that depicts the brutality and reality of war and its effect on the human mind. Don't worry, though, because it … [Read more...]
4 Korean War Helicopters That Helped Preserve Democracy
Helicopters are synonymous with the Korean War, as seen in seemingly every film or reenactment of the time. In the 1950s, helicopters reached their heyday. Proving their worth, the U.S. Armed Forces began to increase helicopter production after World War II, with many helicopters debuting after the war. This increase in production led to the creation of several Korean War … [Read more...]
What Really Happened During the Horrific Battle of Hamburger Hill?
The Battle of Hamburger Hill was one of the toughest and most brutal battles the United States has ever faced. It is one of the most famous battles that took place during the Vietnam War. The United States Army’s most decorated unit, the 3rd Battalion of the 187th Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, known as the Rakkasans, made their way up the Dong Ap Bia … [Read more...]
National Vietnam Veterans Day 2022: Venerating Vietnam Vets
When is Vietnam Veterans Day? Vietnam Veterans Day is March 29th. That means it’s time to throw a little extra honor and support toward our Vietnam Vets today! We know venerate might seem like a bit of a strong word for most Vets, but just remember that the first definition for venerate says “regard with great respect.” We can think of no better sentiment for our … [Read more...]