The US Military has a cemetery where the ‘dishonored dead’ are buried.
An elite German military Guards battalion is growing boobs because of the way they drill — and only on their left sides. The Wachbataillon unit performs precision military drills at official ceremonial functions. Many of their drills involve smacking their rifles against the left side of the soldiers’ chests. And all that pounding on the same spot has stimulated the production of hormones that cause man boobs to grow.
The Russian military has a sledgehammer in case the safe with the nuclear launch codes in it doesn’t open.
The French Foreign Legion allows you to enlist with a fake identity, allowing members to effectively start their lives over.
A religion on a pacific island worships American soldiers and prays for their return.
South Africa developed nuclear weapons and then dismantled them for the sake of peace.
US taxpayers paid more to Israeli defense budget than Israelis.
Medal of Honor recipient Thomas Baker was gravely wounded and had his comrades leave him behind, propped up against a tree with a pistol that had 8 bullets remaining. Later they found his body next to the tree, surrounded by 8 dead Japanese soldiers.
A soldier returned from a deployment overseas to find his wife’s body in their home, dead of a heart attack, and their 2 children starved to death.
The only person a 5-star U.S. general will salute first (other than the president) is a Medal of Honor recipient.