The Christy Collection

Military Stories and Articles

The Death of the Red Baron

The Death of the Red Baron

The Red Baron, also known as Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen, was born into an aristocratic Prussian family in Breslau in 1892. Son of Major Albrecht Philipp Karl Julius Freiherr von Richthofen, his education was in a succession of military schools and academies. An excellent athlete and horseman, he was commissioned in the First Regiment of the Uhlans Kaiser Alexander III in 1911. After the First World War started in 1914, he served on both the western and eastern fronts as a Cavalry Officer.

read more
Coast Guard’s Most Prominent Operations

Coast Guard’s Most Prominent Operations

Have you contributed to the United States Coast Guard’s operations? While one of the smaller branches of the United States Armed Forces, the Coast Guard is vital to its defense and broader protection. Together We Served, the internet’s largest repository of personal military history, recognize the Coast Guard's valor in some of its most prominent operations and the service that all Coast Guard veterans have provided to the United States. Missions of the United States Coast Guard Broadly, the...

read more
Air Force Training

Air Force Training

United States Air Force Basic Military Training is an eight-week program of physical and combat training required in order for an individual to become an enlisted Airman in the United States Air Force or enlisted Guardian in the United States Space Force.

read more
Navy Units

Navy Units

At Together We Served, we take time to honor and share our appreciation to all of the US Navy officers and veterans. We take a deep dive into the US Navy and the great accomplishments the military branch has achieved over the years and how the US Navy functions day-to-day.

read more
Navy Training

Navy Training

Think you know everything about the US Navy? How about the basic US Navy training program? Take a second today to find out some interesting facts about the US Navy training program and what it takes to become a sailor.

read more