Rob V. is the founder of OperationMilitaryKids.org. While he never actually served in the US Military, he has a passion for writing about military related topics. Born and raised in Woodbridge, NJ, he graduated from the New Jersey Institute Of Technology with an MBA in eCommerce. His hobbies include beach volleyball, target shooting, and lifting. Rob is also a commercially rated pilot with over 1,500 hours of flight time.
The Army recently updated its Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) to better evaluate if a soldier is physically combat-ready.
Physical fitness is critical in the Army.
First, physical fitness has obvious physical benefits.
Also, fitness has psychological benefits, including reducing … Click Here To Read the rest
Tidal is a music streaming platform with top-quality audio capability and a customizable experience.
They offer an extremely generous military discount of 40% off to U.S. service members.
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When you think about the Army Rangers vs Marines, you already know you are contemplating some of the highest skilled members of the armed forces.
However, there are some differences between the two, despite their high regard.
Both the … Click Here To Read the rest
United States Navy SEALs are super-elite and efficient special operatives.
Navy SEALs conduct some of the most sophisticated and dangerous operations in the world.
There are many benefits to becoming a Navy SEAL including the prestige and satisfaction of serving … Click Here To Read the rest
Before considering cross rating in the Navy, there are two terms often used to describe the status of an enlisted member in the Navy you should know.
These terms are rate and rating.
In the Navy, the rate is the … Click Here To Read the rest