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Military Stories and Articles

Robert (Bob) William Barker, U.S. Navy (1943-1945)

Robert (Bob) William Barker, U.S. Navy (1943-1945)

Bob Barker, the game show host with a glittering 50 year career, was a Navy fighter pilot before arriving in Hollywood. Together We Served honors his service. Robert (Bob) William Barker, U.S. Navy Reserve (1943-1945) Robert or ‘Bob’ William Barker of the US Navy Reserve between 1943 and 1945, is best known for hosting the iconic game show The Price Is Right between 1972 and 2007. His stint on the program made him a record-breaker, the longest-running daytime game show host in North American...

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Train Hard and Fight Easy

Train Hard and Fight Easy

A military, also known collectively as armed forces, is a heavily armed, highly organized force primarily intended for warfare. It is typically officially authorized and maintained by a sovereign state, with its members identifiable by their distinct military uniform.

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American Nurses in WWI

American Nurses in WWI

Over 22,000 professionally-trained female nurses were recruited by the American Red Cross to serve in the U.S. Army between 1917 and 1919 — and over 10,000 of these served near the Western Front. More than 1,500 nurses served in the U.S. Navy during this period, and several hundred worked for the American Red Cross.

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No Ordinary Dog by Will Chesney, Joe Layden

No Ordinary Dog by Will Chesney, Joe Layden

No Ordinary Dog is the powerful true story of Will Chesney, SEAL Team Operator and military dog handler, and Cairo, the dog that saved his life. In May 2011, two dozen Navy SEALs descended on Osama bin Laden’s compound. The only mission member whose name was publicized was Cairo, a Belgian Malinois and military working dog. This book tells Cairo’s story and his handler, Will Chesney, as they became irrevocably tied together.

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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.

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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.

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