Military Portals & Other

World War II Salvage Drive Militaria<br />Click image for larger view of full document
World War II Salvage Drive Militaria
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Today in WW II: 3 Oct 1935 Italian armed forces from Eritrea invaded Ethiopia [Abyssinia], resulting in a state of war between the two countries.  More 
3 Oct 1942 First German V-2 rocket [then called the A-4] successfully launched from Peenemünde by team led by Wernher von Braun.
Visit the Olive-Drab.com World War II Timeline for day-by-day events 1939-1945! See also WW2 Books.

Military Portals and Other Resources

Military.com is the largest online military destination, offering free resources to serve, connect, and inform the 30 million Americans with military affinity, including active duty, reservists, guard members, retirees, veterans, family members, defense workers and those considering military careers.

Milblogging.com is a service of Military.com intended to provide a portal to military blogs. There are about 1500 blogs enrolled (mid-2006) on every subject from every part of the world. Military blogs deliver perspectives from the warfighters, offering unfiltered, first-hand accounts from the front lines. In addition, servicemembers and families share slices of life on duty or on the home front, covering good news and intensely personal stories that may not make the headlines at home.
MilitaryConnection.com is a comprehensive resource of over 3000 pages about government jobs, military schools, federal jobs, as well as military loans and military pay. They feature vital information on military education and benefits including the GI Bill, employment opportunities, the latest military job postings, pay charts and salary calculators for all branches of the military, reserves, vets, and families. The main focus is on connecting separating and veteran servicemembers with viable civilian employment opportunities.
MilitarySpot.com, Internet Military Portal. News, blogs, links, shopping and more. Many military site links and resources of military interest. Contains a useful magazine military article search on the News page.
Facebook Military Portal, posts Worldwide Military/Defense/Defence related reports, analysis and updates.
Military E-mail signature files will give your e-mail that "tough as nails" feeling. Choose from dozens of lines such as "Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons! "
Founded in 1992, the Gung-Ho Chuan Association, or GHCA, is a brotherhood of former and current United States Marine Corps veterans who research, practice, develop and teach the close quarters combat principles, tactics and techniques used by the elite Allied Forces of World War II. The GHCA is the premier American close combat training organization in existence today.
American Combatives Inc. is the premier training academy for Close-Quarters Combat (CQC) Defense Training. Based on the Elite Allied Forces WWII Hand-To-Hand Combat techniques, the ACI Personal Defense Form is easy to learn, simple to execute, quickly retained and proven to be effective on the streets, as well as on the battlefield.

World War II AT-6 Advanced Trainer takes aim on a towed gunnery target
World War II AT-6 Advanced Trainer takes aim on a towed gunnery target.