The Military is made up of six branches, each with their own active-duty and part-time components. Each varies in service commitment, location and how its members contribute to the overall mission of protecting our country, though all components are on the same rank-based pay scale. Find out more about the Military and Service History in today’s post from Together We Served.
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Did you know that the U.S. Air Force has a birthday? Sept. 18 is the birthday of the Air Force. The youngest of the service branches, the Air Force was officially founded as an independent service in 1947, although the U.S. military deployed aerial components even back in World War I. Find out more about the Air Force Operations by Together We Served.
Did you know that the Marine Corps’ first amphibious raid was only weeks after its creation? Marines successfully stormed a British weapons cache in the Bahamas. Find out more about the Marine Corps by Together We Served.
Coast Guard boot camp, where recruits will transform from a civilian to a United States Coast Guardsman. Coast Guard Boot camp will be mentally and physically challenging as recruits will learn about the importance of hard work and working together as a team. Find out more about the Coast Guard Training by Together We Served.
Interested in finding out what a Veteran of Foreign Wars means? Check out today’s blog by Together We Served to understand not only what a Veteran of Foreign Wars means, but also what they do and the difference between them and other veteran organizations.
The American Legion, commonly known as the Legion, is a nonprofit organization of U.S. war veterans headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. It is made up of state, U.S. territory, and overseas departments, and these are in turn made up of local posts.
The US Military has a fairly complex system for military job codes to help manage their copious military branches. Find out how the US Military keeps things organized and details in today’s blog post by Together We Served.
Interested in a digital military Shadow Box? Look no further, at Together We Served, the world’s largest veteran locator tool and personal military history repository can help you or a loved one create one for personal or shareable. Find out how you can create a veteran Shadow Box today at Together We Served.
With Together We Served you can find your Military records, boot camp photos and find people you may have served with or trained with. Find out more at Together We Served.
For the first time in over 70 years, a new branch of the US military has been established. What is the Space Force, and how will it operate? Together We Served has gleaned some insights.