Don’t Forget Vietnam’s Unbroken Heroes By Alvin Townley for USMilitary.com
Louie Zamperini, the indomitable hero of the newly-released film Unbroken, has inspired thousands of Americans in countless ways. And over a memorable dinner and quiet lunch together in California, this World War II prisoner of war inspired me to find a POW story that, for too long, the dark shadow of Vietnam had unfairly hidden.
Beyond those shadows, I discovered the “unbroken” heroes of that less-celebrated war – the eleven resolute POWs who led the American resistance in Hanoi, and their courageous wives who united a polarized nation in support of their husbands. Together, these men and women endured the longest and harshest single deployment in U.S. military history: eight long years of torture and uncertainty, Full Story
Top 5 Precautions To Be Considered Before Joining the US Navy As is the case with any career objective, it is imperative that one take certain considerations in mind in order to limit the possibilities for catastrophic outcomes. Joining the U.S. Navy is no different and there are certain prerequisites which must be addressed before such a mammoth task is embarked upon. This piece will therefore introduce the necessaries which are mandatory for any individual hoping to enlist in this prestigious organization.
1) Have a Dream/Goal
The principal thing to do is to ensure that there is a goal in mind. As the adage goes “without a vision, the people perish” and this must be clearly considered before anything else. This means whether you are a recent high-school graduate or Full Story