Military Police

“LEX ET ORDO” (Law and Order) – 716th Military Police Battalion Motto   After discharging more than 85,000 enlisted and officer personnel, Camp Gordon was very nearly deserted by June of 1948. It sprang back into prominence in September of the same year after the establishment of the Signal Corps Training Center and a Military […]

Marines: Tootsie Rolls

“You heard me. We need Tootsie Rolls dropped ASAP!” – Radio Operator requesting supplies Late 1950, surrounded by approximately 200,000 Chinese and North Korean troops in the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea, approximately 10,000 Marines from the 1st Marine Division were in imminent danger and unable to move out of an untenable position. With temperatures dropping […]

Air Forces Cyber

“True cyber security is preparing for what’s next, not what was last.” – Neil Rerup   Located at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, 24th Air Force (Air Forces Cyber) is the Air Force’s cyberspace warfare operations. They establish, operate, maintain and defend the Air Force networks for their military forces worldwide. Along with their brethren […]

Disciplinary Barracks for Convicted Criminals

“If you want total security, go to prison. There you’re fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking is freedom.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower Beginning in 1870, state correction facility punishments included the use of ball and chain, flogging, shackling, tattooing or branding, solitary confinement and execution. In early 1871, the […]

21-Gun Salute

“To be able to live each day with honor, respect and dignity is the greatest achievement of all.” – Dr. Roopleen Tracing its history back to early warriors demonstrating peaceful intentions by positioning their weapons in a way that rendered them ineffective, military gun salutes originated in the 14th century with the use of cannons […]

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