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Myths About the Military

Myths About the Military

War movies are great to watch and keep us on the edge of our seats with each powerful explosion, hidden sniper attack, and scandalous missions, but the U.S. Military has been shrouded in myth for too long. It’s time civilians quit believing the silly hype and learn more about the protectors of this nation. It would not hurt to ask a member of the military about the service instead of relying on multimillion-dollar Hollywood productions and music videos. Myth One You need to be a perfect...

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Military Rank Structure

Military Rank Structure

Since the time of the Revolutionary War, the United States military has had a formal structure. Over time, that has helped it develop from a stoic collection of patriots with a cause to the world’s most powerful armed forces. Over time, new branches of the Armed Forces have been added to the United States Army and Navy, and its structure has been altered, but the tradition of proud service has not abated. Together We Served, the world’s largest tool for locating US veterans, is intimately...

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Cold War Veterans

Cold War Veterans

The Cold War was a period of geopolitical tension between the Soviet Union and the United States and their respective allies, the Eastern Bloc and the Western Bloc, after World War II. Together We Serve discusses details about the Cold War and the Veterans from the war.

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Military Service History

Military Service History

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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Veterans of Foreign Wars

Veterans of Foreign Wars

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.

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Military Shadow Box

Military Shadow Box

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.

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