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Francis Ford Coppola’s 1979 Vietnam War epic “Apocalypse Now” is one of the most recognizable war movies ever made, yet few fans are familiar with the insane story behind its production.
Navy SEAL Terry Houin — who participated in the rescue of Captain Phillips — sits down with Army Ranger Jariko Denman and reacts to the 2013 movie based on the mission.
This absolute unit of a rifle is being used by Ukrainian soldiers and makes a .50-cal look like a paintball gun.
Are support personnel called POGs or pogues? It’s a debate as old as time. We did some digging and uncovered the truth behind the infantry’s favorite insult.
Twelve episodes of washed-up celebrities failing basic-training events? No thanks. If you want good TV, send these wannabe troopers to Kabul or Mosul.
After extensive renovations, the NSA’s National Cryptologic Museum in Annapolis Junction, Maryland, is reopening its doors with a trove of never-before-seen artifacts.
With the debut of its official anthem, “Semper Supra,” the US Space Force has just solidified its place as America’s weirdest and wackiest military branch.
An Army chemical specialist accidentally made his unit’s color run a little spicy — and the consequences were catastrophic.
This 6-foot bronze statue of a World War II frogman, the Naked Warrior, honors the legacy of the elite waterborne commandos and their skimpy battle attire.
These five books examine World War II from different perspectives, helping create a more complete picture of the largest conflict in human history.
Teetotaling Navy Secretary Josephus Daniels inspired your “cup of joe.”
For years, my brothers and I had been trained to take lives in the most violent ways possible; now, I was using my experience to try and save lives.
Free to watch on YouTube, the long-forgotten documentary Project Grizzly chronicles one man’s epic quest to confront the bear that nearly killed him.
With his memoir hitting shelves this week, Bill Bee opens up to Coffee or Die about his band geek origins, fighting the Taliban, and the photo that made him famous.
In July 1969, after the successful moon landing, a team of UDT frogmen were dispatched to retrieve the Apollo 11 crew from the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
From pinup girls to Disney cartoons, the imagery that adorned the A-2 jackets of WWII bomber crewmen reflected who they were as both warriors and individuals.
Several Taliban members were killed over the weekend when a pilot crashed a Black Hawk. Remember, friends don’t let friends fly helicopters if they don’t know how.
Don’t choke under pressure! Know the ins and outs of this classic MMA technique.
The only men who followed Capt. Lawrence’s famous command — “Don’t give up the ship” — weren’t sailors, but US Marines.
This video answers the age-old question, “Could one UFC fighter beat 10 Marines in a grappling match?”
China released a new trailer for the “Top Gun” imitation “Born to Fly,” marking the latest in a series of Chinese military movies.
Special Agent Leonard “Lenny” Hatton Jr. made the ultimate sacrifice trying to save others on Sept. 11, 2001. He was the only FBI agent killed in the attacks.
Watch the time Queen Elizabeth II broke with six centuries of tradition in a show of solidarity with the United States following the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
With the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the royal family has a plan in place to announce the news to the world.
The new trailer for Netflix’s “All Quiet on the Western Front” appears true to the famous WWI novel’s anti-war message.