“Looking back, I sometimes have to remind myself of what happened,” Bye said. “Everything happened quickly yet slowly at the same time.”
The civilian workplace is a very different environment from the military and behavior standards between the two are very different.
Do you like your dogfights with extra cheese? Do you believe that the 80s is the epitome of human civilization? Then “Iron Eagle” was made for you.
Through perseverance and the help of technology, actor Val Kilmer, who played Iceman in the first ‘Top Gun,’ was able to reprise his role.
This article by Matt Fratus was originally published by Coffee or Die. Centuries before the United States military was launching GPS-guided missiles from battleships, warplanes, and helicopter gunships, armies waged war with surprisingly capable technologies of their own. The first documented use of rockets in a military capacity was in 1232 during the battle of […]
This article by Jeremy Stafford was originally published by Coffee or Die. Look, we get it. You have an unquenchable thirst — a yearning for the trumpets and cannon-fire, but the kids have soccer practice on Tuesdays and you have bowling league on Thursdays. What is a would-be operator to do? High-end training is seeing […]
This article by Téa Sambuco was originally published by Coffee or Die. Wartime inventions span everything from the vehicles to weapons systems to camouflage — some of the most well known are the Huey helicopter and the jeep. While those fighting vehicles proved highly useful during battle, another invention that was just as useful in saving the lives of military members […]
This article by Eric Miller was originally published by Coffee or Die. In the early days of the war in Afghanistan, a Green Beret on a night raid suddenly found himself in a fight in which no weapon or technology mattered: a hand-to-hand fight to the death. On Jan. 23, 2002, Master Sgt. Anthony Pryor’s special forces […]
This article by Matt Fratus was originally published by Coffee or Die. On June 8, 1959, a Regulus I guided missile launched from the USS Barbero, a Navy submarine parked in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida. The rocket raced away at some 600 miles per hour and then traveled more than 100 miles to […]
This article by Hannah Ray Lambert was originally published by Coffee or Die. The Biden administration plans to award Medals of Honor to three soldiers who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan, including Sgt. 1st Class Alwyn Cashe, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. Cashe would be the first Black service member to receive the nation’s top combat award […]