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Photo of the Day – 02/27/17 (“Polar Bear Volleyball”, 1922)

Daily Photo — “Polar Bear Volleyball, 1922”

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February 1922. Washington, D.C. “Barefoot volleyball in snow.” Recreation at Fort Frostbite. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

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Posted by on February 27, 2017 in Daily Photo

 

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The True Cost of the US Military — Infographic

The True Cost of the US Military

From MilitaryEducation.org, this infographic takes a look at the amount of taxpayer money spent on funding specific pieces of military equipment and then comparing it to things that most of us can relate to, such as median income, cost of a college education, health insurance, or the price of buying a home.

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Posted by on November 17, 2015 in Infographics

 

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Photo of the Day – 1/8/14 (“Abandoned Tank, Flamenco Beach, Culebra, Puerto Rico”)

Daily Photo — “Abandoned Tank, Flamenco Beach, Culebra, Puerto Rico”

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A remnant of the US Navy training exercises that took place on the Culebra archipelago from 1939-1975. (Wiki)

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Posted by on January 8, 2014 in Daily Photo

 

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The History of Battle Dress – Infographic

History of Battle Dress (1775-2013)

Celebrating 238 years of the American infantry, today’s infographic presents a “then and now” look at the uniforms and equipment of the earliest infantrymen and that of our brave men and women today.  Needless to say, things have changed a little in the past 200+ years! [VIA]

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Posted by on June 18, 2013 in Infographics

 

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Photo of the Day – 4/19/13 (Tube Inspector, 1942)

Daily Photo — “Tube Inspector, 1942”

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July 1942. “Ford bomber plant at Willow Run, Michigan. Inspection of more than a thousand separate tubing pieces composing the fuel, hydraulic, de-icing and other systems in a bomber is a highly important job. This young employee at the giant Willow Run plant uses her tiny flashlight to discover any internal defects in the tubing.” Photo by Ann Rosener, Office of War Information.

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Posted by on April 19, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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War and Peace – Infographic

History of the US in Armed Conflict

When added together, the United States has been at war or involved in some armed conflict.  Today’s infographic highlights the histories of these conflicts along with their costs in terms of both money and lives.

War and Peace: History of the U.S. in Armed Conflict
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Posted by on April 3, 2013 in Infographics

 

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Photo of the Day – 3/29/13 (I’m Going Home)

Daily Photo — “I’m Going Home”

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Today in 1973 the last US combat troops left South Vietnam. These are American soldiers in Vietnam from that time.

 
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Posted by on March 29, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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