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.
Russia built and flew a nuclear powered bomber that killed its own crew by lack of radioactive shielding.
A French Canadian soldier during WWII single-handedly captured 93 German soldiers and He declined the invitation to be decorated, because according to him General Montgomery (who was giving the award) was “incompetent” and in no position to be giving out medals.
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.