Even decades later the U.S. military is still tracking and arresting deserters from Vietnam. President Jimmy Carter pardoned civilian draft evaders in 1977. The pardon did not apply to those already serving in the military.
Swedish 20 year old once bought a military uniform with the sergeants grading still on. He managed to attend a live fire exercise for three days.
The U.S. military has banned the use of ‘toe shoes’ because of ‘image concerns’.
Apache pilots train their eyes to work independently.
The President of Ecuador offered to let the US keep an airbase in his country, but only if Ecuador could have a base in Miami.
In the Gulf War, 9 M1 Abrams Tanks destroyed 28 T-Series Iraqi Tanks, 16 Iraqi personal carriers and 39 Iraqi trucks in under 23 minutes.
When a man asked Xerxes to exempt his eldest son from serving in the army, he had the young man cut in half and ordered his army to march between his two parts.
Native Americans serving in the Marine Corps are allowed to use Peyote for religious ceremonies as long as they are not on duty or within 24 hours of being ready to ship out.
Bob Ross served in the military and vowed never to scream again.
There’s a twins-only military unit in Russia.