The Coast Guard has launched ‘Operation Bubba Gump.’ No, seriously

The Coast Guard has launched ‘Operation Bubba Gump.' No, seriously

This article was originally posted at Task and Purpose! When America’s intrepid Coasties aren’t spending their days leaping aboard rogue narco-subs and opening fire on friggin’ sharks, they’re often saddled with more mundane tasks — among them, Operation Bubba Gump.  Besides an awesome name and a tribute to one of the finest fictional soldiers to ever serve, Operation Bubba Gump is a […]

D-Day

D-Day

June 6, 1944. Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, France. This area was chosen due to the ability of the range of air cover, as well as the proximity to Great Britain. There were five beaches chosen for the landing assault: Omaha, Utah, Juno, Gold, and Sword beaches. As dawn broke over Normandy, the […]

Happy Birthday to the Army Reserve

Happy Birthday to the Army Reserve

The Army Reserve celebrates its 112th birthday this year! Each year on April 23, the Army Reserve celebrates its inception as well as its contributions to two World Wars, the Cold War, Korea, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf War, and countless other missions.  The Army Reserve provides combat support, peacekeeping, and civil support. Army Reservists today […]