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Future Military Helmet Provides Supernatural Vision

May 8, 2014

Science and technology drive the U.S. military’s development of weaponry and equipment. In the past 10 years, improvements in military vision technologies have paved the way for a more transparent battlefield through used of specialized headsets that provide foot soldiers with a 95-degree field of vision, satellite views, and synthetic vision. Unfortunately, the cost of […]

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Famous Gadget Wars of Past and Present

March 5, 2014

The Gadget wars of the past and present may have been bloody affairs, but they ere often entertaining to watch. The duels between warring gadgets pictured below resulted in some heavy blows — and alas, some mortal wounds. Source

Diagram of the causes of mortality in the army in the East

Diagram of the causes of mortality in the army in the East

August 16, 2013

Florence Nightingale’s coxcomb plots are one of the earliest examples of a polar area diagram, and a pioneering chart in statistical graphics. This chart shows deaths from preventable diseases in blue, from wounds in red, and other causes in black.

Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq

Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq

April 7, 2013

Do you get annoyed with your spouse when they tell you that they are going to only spend $100 shopping, but you find out later when you balance the checkbook that it was much closer to $200? Now imagine finding out that they spent 10 times what they said they would. Well, I’ve got good […]

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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

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Horn of Africa FWD Campaign

February 11, 2013

The crisis in the Horn of Africa is unlike any other Source

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WWI Deaths by Country and Source

February 2, 2013

This chart highlights the variance between different sources reporting the death toll numbers for the belligerent nations during World War I. Different sources cite differing figures. The scale on the left of each chart gives the number of casualties, the colored dots represent different sources of information, while the dotted lines give percentage differences between […]

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100 Years of World Cuisine

January 28, 2013

This powerful infographic takes an creative approach toward world peace. It takes a look at all the blood that has been spilled from wars since 1915 to present day. It shows that the cost of all these wars are 38 million casualties and horrendous blodshed. Source

Troop Numbers in Afghanistan

Troop Numbers in Afghanistan

November 1, 2012

How many coalition troops are in Afghanistan? Sound bites in the news don’t give any clear idea of what’s really going on and what our military is doing. This infographic breaks down just how many troops are stationed there, where they’re from, and what the potential withdrawal plans are. Source

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Pearl Harbor Attack

October 27, 2012

It’s been 70 years since the Japanese attack on Dec. 7, 1941, “the day that will live in infamy,” in the words of President Franklin Roosevelt, thrust the United States into World War II. Here’s what happened in Pearl Harbor that day. Source

U.S. Ends Iraq War Chapter

U.S. Ends Iraq War Chapter

October 10, 2012

Major U.S. bases are closed as the U.S. withdraws nearly all troops and hands over control to Iraqi military and security forces. Nearly 4,500 U.S. soldiers and more than 100,000 Iraqi civilians were killed in the eight-year war. This slideshow provides a deeper look at Iraq’s ethnic composition, military bases, private contractors, casualties and oil […]

Troop Levels in Afghanistan and Iraq

Troop Levels in Afghanistan and Iraq

September 22, 2012

Our troops have provided extraordinary service and sacrifice in both Afghanistan and Iraq for nearly ten years. Last night, the President spoke to the American people about the way forward in Afghanistan, and outlined his plan to remove 10,000 troops from Afghanistan by the end of this year, and a total of 33,000 by next […]