Law & Legal & Attorney: General Honore Leads the Charge Tor Preparedness

General Honore Leads the Charge Tor Preparedness

Lt. General Russel Honore (for those of you who are not familiar with military ranks, that is a three star general) has a new mission.In addition to training new recruits for the urban combat environment of Iraq and Afghanistan, General Honore is now touring the country, speaking to churches and Rot

Law & Legal & Attorney: Irish Emigration Reasons

Irish Emigration Reasons

The great Irish potato famine of the 19th century prompted mass emigration.potato image by Stephen Orsillo from Fotolia.comMillions of American and Canadian citizens can trace their ancestries to Ireland. Those who do find that their forebears had difficult lives, which impelled many of...

Law & Legal & Attorney: The 8th Marine Regiment: Ground Pounding Infantry

The 8th Marine Regiment: Ground Pounding Infantry

Based out of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, the 8th Marine Regiment is under the command of the 2nd Marine Division. This infantry regiment was formed in 1917 in Quantico, Virginia during World War I. While in training for this war, the command was actually transferred to Fort Crockett, Texas.

Law & Legal & Attorney: What Were the Weapons of the Apache Tribe?

What Were the Weapons of the Apache Tribe?

The Apache were a Native American Indian culture living in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Oklahoma around 1700 when they started to have sustained contact with Europeans. The Apache were divided into six sub-tribes: the Mescalero, Jicarilla, Western Apache, Chiricahua, Kiowa and Lipan. Most histo

Law & Legal & Attorney: History of the Russia & Georgia War

History of the Russia & Georgia War

The Russia and Georgia War was fought during August of 2008. The battle began with a Georgian invasion of a breakaway province, South Ossetia.

Law & Legal & Attorney: The Cold War Almost Made Us Cavemen Again

The Cold War Almost Made Us Cavemen Again

During the Cold War, nuclear strikes were amongst some of the greatest fears American's experienced. The threat of a nuclear weapon attack spurred the development of civil defense in the United States. Civil defense was an effort to prepare non-combat citizens for military attack and the afterm

Law & Legal & Attorney: How to Make Your Veteran's Story Part of the Library of Congress

How to Make Your Veteran's Story Part of the Library of Congress

The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress hosts the U.S. Veterans History Project (VHP), which collects and archives stories of veterans and the civilian workers who supported them. These narratives and materials honor wartime participants, help inspire those who want to serve their co

Law & Legal & Attorney: Lt. General Peter Chiarelli's View of Iraq

Lt. General Peter Chiarelli's View of Iraq

As I listened to the live interview this morning, (December 8, 2006), with the commander of the Multinational Force in Iraq, I was impressed with the progress made and the plans for 2007.Several points that the General stressed made very good common sense.

Law & Legal & Attorney: Ground Warfare at the Speed of Light

Ground Warfare at the Speed of Light

They say that in major tank battles in the current paradigm of the Net-Centric Battlespace that once the battle begins the life expectancy of a tank and its crew is just around 2 minutes. Of course with robotic weaponry there will be no humans in the tank, mobile missile launcher or border perimeter

Law & Legal & Attorney: Battles That the Fluvanna Militia Fought in During the Revolutionary War

Battles That the Fluvanna Militia Fought in During the Revolutionary War

Faced with the choice between submission to the British crown or joining the American rebellion, many towns formed their own militias in order to support the cause for American independence. The town of Fluvanna, Virginia, organized an arsenal to support the cause for independence. Quickly, the arse

Law & Legal & Attorney: Trends and Policy Options in VA Compensation: Do You Agree?

Trends and Policy Options in VA Compensation: Do You Agree?

In August of 2014, the Congressional Budget Office released a report regarding the trends and policy options as it relates to providing veterans with their benefits. In general, the report describes an (unsurprising) surge in veterans who are receiving disability compensation benefits - nearly $54 b

Law & Legal & Attorney: Schools in the Medieval Times

Schools in the Medieval Times

During medieval times, only boys attended schools, unless a girl's parents were extremely rich and insisted upon school for her. Elementary school curriculum consisted of classes in logic, Latin, grammar, rhetoric, astronomy, mathematics and philosophy. The only natural science learned during the Da

Law & Legal & Attorney: Innovations of The Civil War

Innovations of The Civil War

While the American civil war was the bloodiest war that America has ever fought in, many people don't realize some of the innovations that came out of it. There are some of very big inventions and realizations that came out of the civil war.

Law & Legal & Attorney: Instructions for How to Fold a Military Honor Guard Flag

Instructions for How to Fold a Military Honor Guard Flag

Among its many duties, the military honor guard is responsible for holding American flags during events like parades, presidential appearances, and military funerals. After the appearance these flags are folded and presented to grieving widows o family at funerals, or kept for use at the next event.

Law & Legal & Attorney: Who Are The Estonia Special Forces?

Who Are The Estonia Special Forces?

The Estonia Special Forces are also known as the Estonian Defense Force. They are special operation units that make up the unified forces under the Army, Navy, Air Force and Defense League in the country. They are members of the Alliance Missions and work with NATO and the European Union.

Law & Legal & Attorney: Reasons Why Spain Joined the European Union

Reasons Why Spain Joined the European Union

Spain joined the European Economic Community, as it was then known, in 1986 at the same time as neighbor Portugal. Spain has been a driving force in the European community ever since. The country was a leading proponent of the single currency, the Euro, when it was introduced in 1992. It was at that

Law & Legal & Attorney: Courage and Valor: Military Honors

Courage and Valor: Military Honors

When soldiers in the military complete an important task or accomplish a great feat they are granted certain awards and honors. For example, a soldier who completes a certain hard-to-finish training or boot camp can receive a 'challenge coin' as a commemoration for completion.

Law & Legal & Attorney: Information on the Military Draft

Information on the Military Draft

Although the United States has not had a military draft since 1973, federal law maintains the Selective Service System, with which young men must register. This allows the nation to maintain records of possible draftees in case a draft is needed. Implementing a military draft in times of national em

Law & Legal & Attorney: 1940s Military Bases in Virginia

1940s Military Bases in Virginia

Virginia has a history rich in military achievement that began with the American Revolution and continues today. During the 1940s, military bases in Virginia played a vital role in the training and deploying of soldiers for the fighting in both Europe and the Pacific. The Army, Navy, Air Force (at

Law & Legal & Attorney: Who Are The South Africa Special Forces?

Who Are The South Africa Special Forces?

The South Africa Special Forces are known as the Recces and are the main special forces branch of the defense force for South Africa. The South African Special Forces Brigade, as they are also known, were created on 1st October 1972 as a reconnaissance commando team.