A 19 year old Navy recruit, who had a childhood fear of being underwater, was forced back into a pool after failing a training exercise, his instructors drowned him while other recruits were commanded to line up, turn their backs and sing the national anthem.
There was a small group of Korean soldiers during World War II who were captured and forced into the Japanese army, then captured and forced into the Soviet army, then captured and forced into the Nazi German army, and ended up fighting in the Invasion of Normandy where they were captured once again by American forces.
Soldiers are developing relationships with their battlefield robots, naming them, assigning genders, and even holding funerals when they are destroyed.
Costa Rica has no army, it abolished it in 1949.
Women make better fighter pilots than men because the female body is better suited to handle g-force and less likely to lose consciousness during flight.
Due to American Public Law 94-479, by the 94th Congress, George Washington is protected from being outranked by any officer in past, present, and future – so if there’s a 6 star general, Washington is automatically upgraded to 7.
The first Canadian casualties in Afghanistan after 9/11 were caused by an American F-16 dropping a bomb on a Canadian military exercise.
Male US Marines in uniform cannot carry an umbrella.
North and South Korean armies choose their physically toughest looking soldiers to have a constant ongoing “stare down” across the Korean border to determine who is more powerful.