You’ve seen some of these weapons on television and movies and possibly in video games. But did you know they were real? SpecOpsBrand looks at six military weapons that you won’t believe are real.
The U.S. faces a “catastrophic” reduction in weather and climate data starting in 2016, resulting in less reliable weather forecasts and actionable intelligence, according to a federally-commissioned review panel. A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)/National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service independent review team (IRT) – comprised of veterans of the weather, space and aerospace industries – found that NOAA has not done enough to mitigate the impacts of a weather satellite coverage gap.
What do the Chuckle Brothers, Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden and author Tom Clancy have in common? They all own tanks! If you would like to join this prestigious group, this infographic has information about buying your own tank.
This infographic is designed to show the number of US Military members and families and the moving process they go through when Uncle Sam sends those Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders. This will also be of interest to non-military people looking for home purchase vs. renting options including some surprising stats.
The following infographic from NewSchool of Architecture + Design is a guide to help servicemen and women in the military to collect the necessary information and documents to apply to NSAD.
It is not the fear and the terror that service members endure in the battlefield that inflicts most psychological damage, but feelings of shame and guilt related to the moral injuries they suffer. This infographic by OnlineMilitaryEducation.org presents some of the main causes of suicide among armed forces officers.
Of the thousands of naval battles taking place on the seas across the world, seven stand out as the largest and most profound in history. From the Battle of Jutland to the Battle of the Red Cliffs, this infographic from Norwich Military History Graduate Programs illustrates each battle in order from the number of soldiers involved, as well as air and sea support assets utilized in each battle.
American poet Richard Watson Gilder once wrote, “Better than honor and glory, and history’s iron pen, was the thought of duty done and the love of his fellow-men.” This mantra especially rings true to the 429,995 soldiers on active duty and the 850,880 soldiers enlisted in the seven reserve components as of January 31, 2013. Learn more about the emographics of military families in this infographic by MyMilitaryBase.com.
In the United States, there are five federal academies that provide undergraduate education and training to commissioned officers within the armed forces.Inclusive in these five academies are: the United States Military Academy (USMA), the United States Naval Academy (USNA), the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA), the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), and the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). Learn more about each of these in the following infographic by MilitarySchoolUSA.com.
Many writers, actors and singers have proudly served their countries, both in war and in times of peace. While Elvis Presley might be the best known G.I. there are others whose names might surprise you. Check out this infographic by Abacus Cover and read about other forces favorites.
Conflict, unfortunately, has been a part of our world since civilization began. The need to have the upper hand in battle was recognized thousands of years ago, as special troops or warriors would train harder and better than their opponents to gain a battlefield advantage. These warriors still exist today in the likes of The US Navy Seals and the British SAS among others. Their logos are military icons that adorn popular culture and instill fear in the enemy.
Let this infographic simply entitled “Facts About U.S. Veterans” and published by Pick Up Please educate you on the sacrifices of veterans’ service, and remind you of what you can do to make a difference.c
Divorce is a complicated process in the civilian world, but things get even more quirky when one of the spouses is part of the military. Most of the armed forces’ laws are far stricter than civilian law and involve the consultation of Federal law as well. This infographic looks at some of the bizarre facts surrounding military divorces.
After nine long years, the United States military has finally left Iraq and our troops will be back on American soil. In support of those who have served our country, this infographic provides information from USC Social Work about their time spent overseas and the challenges they face transitioning back to civilian life.