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Symbols of Honor: Insignia in the Military

The United States Military is full of symbols. Some insignia denotes a soldier’s rank, others represent their achievements, and others display their role within their respective branches. So much meaning is packed into simple forms of insignia either worn on …

In Plain Sight: The Evolution of Camouflage

Camouflage was first developed in the 19th century when firearms became increasingly prevalent as well as increasingly deadly in their accuracy and range on the battlefield. Plus warfare itself was changing with the introduction of guerilla tactics, which utilized ambush …

The Evolution of Military Boots

One of the most important aspects of a soldier’s uniform has to be their boots. You don’t walk on your hands right? The feet see the most daily action of any part of the body, and that’s definitely true for …

This Old Thing?: Vintage Military Styles

From bomber jackets to fatigue pants, vintage military clothing has become a staple in the fashion world across many different styles, with many appreciating the unique edginess that the military look provides. However it’s probably safe to say that most …