Nuclear Weapons 101

November 2, 2013

Talk about a scary subject. Since the invention of nuclear weapons, people worldwide have been fearful of their tremendous destructive power, so much that it has caused terrible wars and unrest in certain parts of the world. However, not many average citizens know much about nuclear weapons. Here are some key facts about nukes. It […]

Changing of the Guard

Changing of the Guard

April 3, 2013

Demographic makeup of the U.S. armed forces has changed considerably since 1975, the end of the Vietnam era and beginning of the all-volunteer force, Pentagon figures show. Source

Veterans by the Numbers

Veterans by the Numbers

March 22, 2013

Today, we commemorate our nation’s veterans. Every American is indebted to the sacrifices of the brave men and women who serve and have served in the armed forces – without them, we wouldn’t be privileged with the freedoms we enjoy today. At Quicken Loans, we’re proud to serve and support US veterans every day of […]


China’s Military

March 9, 2013

A visual comparison of the People’s Liberation Army and world militaries, including the balance in the Taiwan Strait. Source

Army Strong Stories

Army Strong Stories

March 7, 2013

Interesting data about the U.S. Army’s premiere blogging program where Soldiers can share their authentic perspectives on day-to-day life in the military. Real Army. Real People. Real Stories. Source


Military Operation in Libya

March 6, 2013

Libya has been a country hit by political turmoil. This infographic looks at the United States military operations in the country and what they did to protect its citizens. Source


The Changing of the National Guard

February 13, 2013

Since 9/11, the U.S. National Guard has absorbed the duties and stresses of a federal fighting force in addition to their traditional “weekend warrior” duties such as responding to disasters. Source


Military PTSD: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

February 12, 2013

Once known only as “shell shock,” a vague condition affecting war veterans, PTSD is now recognized as an anxiety disorder brought on by a traumatic event. Source


The True Cost of Military Equipment Spending

February 6, 2013

This infographic takes a look at the amount of tax payer money that goes into funding specific military equipment ranging from the ‘small’ items to the truly gargantuan in price. The graphic then compare these prices to things that the average American can relate to such as median income, cost of a college education, health […]

The Role of Nursing in the Military

The Role of Nursing in the Military

December 13, 2012

When People hear the word “nurse”, they likely think about the nurses they come in contact with at local hospitals or doctors’s offices. Rarely do they think about the nurses on the front lines, risking their lives with our men and women in uniform. Source

The Balance of Power: Faulklands 2012

The Balance of Power: Faulklands 2012

November 17, 2012

30 years after the war between Argentina and the UK, the Falklands are still a disputed territory. With more and more oil reserves being discovered in the area, speculation turns again and again as to whether or not we will face a resumption of the conflict. Here is the military balance of power as it […]

New Organizational Structure of the Russian Armed Forces

New Organizational Structure of the Russian Armed Forces

November 1, 2012

The organizational structure and the number of personnel in the Russian Armed Forces have changed drastically since the beggining of the current military reform in 2008. Source