The 82nd Airborne Division 3

Why the Paratrooper excels above all others

"American Parachutists...devils in baggy pants...are less than 100 meters from my outpost line. I can't sleep at night; they pop up from nowhere and we never know when or how...

The 82nd Airborne Division 3

Airborne Warfare

"It was 2,200 yeas later when sea power reached its full potential. Then, in the battle of Normandy, the Allied powers, using hundreds of seacraft of all types, invaded the...

SEAL Team Six 3

Types of Special Operation missions

Special Forces soldiers are trained to perform the various missions. These missions often may be described by their types. There are following missions: Unconventional Warfare (UW): A broad spectrum of...

ANA 209th Corps combat engineers

ANA 209th Corps combat engineers

Only a few months ago the first company of combat engineers from the Afghan National Army (ANA) 209th Corps began conducting fully independent operations for the first time in Regional...

Definition of SWAT teams and their history 4

Definition of SWAT teams and their history

SWAT team marks an elite tactical unit in various law enforcement agencies. SWAT stands for Special Weapons And Tactics  They are trained to perform high-risk emerging domain features when regular police...

US soldiers use various terms and expressions in their communication

Expression and terms used by US soldiers

The most recent wars where US Military have taken part have brought a lot to this new world, and perhaps in all areas, especially wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. With high...

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