United States Marine Corps Recruit Training is a 13-week program “including in & out-processing” of initial training that each recruit must successfully complete in order to serve in the United States Marine Corps.
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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.
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.
One of the most accurate and raw depictions of World War II can be found in the film Saving Private Ryan. This film portrayed the terror and chaos that typifies war, rather than the sanitized and unrealistic images that Hollywood tended to put out in past films. Opening scene capturing D-Day, storming the beaches of Normandy, FR. With the realism portrayed in the film, there were many behind-the-scenes tricks that director Steven Spielberg employed to ensure that the ageless footage and...
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.
Together We Served examines a new sculpture that honors the unique bond between soldiers & military dogs, and look at K-9 contributions to America’s defense.
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.
The Only Thing Worth Dying For is an insight into the Green Berets’ early efforts in Afghanistan during the GWOT. Together We Served offers its review.
Morgan Freeman is an American actor, director and narrator. He has appeared in a range of film genres portraying character roles and is particularly known for his distinctive deep voice. Freeman is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
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.