Year: 2018

Aaron Bank

Aaron Bank: The Father Of Special Forces

Colonel Aaron Bank (November 23, 1902 – April 1, 2004) was an officer of the United States Army, and the founder of the US Army Special Forces, commonly called "Green Berets". He is also famous for his exploits as an...

/ 12/01/2018
Charles A. Beckwith

Chargin’ Charlie

When it comes to notable military men, Charlie A. Beckwith (Charlie) is someone who fought with full pride and bravery in war. “Chargin’ Charlie” was born on January 22, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. Beckwith was an athlete in high school...

/ 11/21/2018
Dick Marcinko and Harry Humphries

Richard Marcinko and the Seal Team

When it comes to men who went above the beyond the regular call of military duty, by revolutionizing branches of the U.S. Military, Richard Marcinko is one of those men at the top of any list. As noted by NavySeals.com,...

/ 11/09/2018

Richard J. Meadows the quiet professional

While there are many interesting stories and heroes on both sides of the war, especially modern war, Richard J. Meadows (Dick Meadows) is a real military hero. Dick Meadows lived up the expectations of a real American hero who saw...

/ 11/04/2018
SOG team running

Studies and Observation Group

When discussing the Vietnam War or Second Indochina War, there are many elements of the conflict one could cover. From napalm, punji sticks, and landmines to the Ho Chi Minh Trail, Tet Offensive and the Montagnards, the Vietnam War was...

/ 10/27/2018
Robert Lewis Howard

SOG’S finest warrior

Robert Lewis Howard was a highly decorated United States Army Special Forces officer and Medal of Honor recipient of the Vietnam War. He was wounded 14 times over 54 months of combat, was awarded the Medal of Honor, eight Purple...

/ 10/18/2018
Roza Shanina

Roza Shanina the unseen terror of East Prussia

Roza Shanina was a Soviet sniper during World War II who was credited with fifty-nine confirmed kills, including twelve soldiers during the Battle of Vilnius. Shanina volunteered for the military after the death of her brother in 1941 and chose...

/ 10/16/2018
Charles Hazlitt Upham

Charles Hazlitt Upham

Charles Hazlitt Upham, VC & Bar was a New Zealand soldier who earned the Victoria Cross twice during the Second World War; in Crete in May 1941, and at Ruweisat Ridge, Egypt, in July 1942.

/ 10/16/2018