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Uniform Stories

with Uniform Stories Staff

Uniform Stories provides unique insight from the men and women serving in the military. The stories told in this column are meant to offer a channel for soldiers to share their experiences while connecting with the community and each other. Uniform Stories content is both entertaining and practical.

This man carves his pumpkin using his rifle

By Uniform Stories Get off of my lawn.   Youtuber hickok45 demonstrates the proper way to carve a pumpkin in this quick video. He says: "Word has it that people are still us ...

Why write about war?

By Jonathan Raab Ever since I was a private in basic training, I‘ve been writing about my military experiences. It was, I think, a way to cope with the stress of service; whether in basic ...

10 alternate career choices for a drill instructor

By Paul D. Mooney Uniform Stories Whether you know them as DI's, Drill Sergeants, Sergeant Instructors, RDC's, MTI's, or whatever the hell the Coast Guard calls them, the men and wome ...

6 new specialties the Marines could use

By Paul D. Mooney Part of what makes the Marine Corps so star-spangled wonderful, in my totally unbiased opinion, is the great diversity of military occupational specialties (or MOS‘s) withi ...

10 of the most badass police and military working dogs of all time

By Rebecca Volent Man's best friend? More like man's life saver. At least, when it comes to these military and police K-9s.  These selfless working dogs went beyond the call o ...

Memorial Day is approaching, America

By Jeff Edwards I have always thought military holidays to be quite a fascinating ordeal. Some are celebratory, others are historical, and yet Memorial Day has really stood out on its own. Bein ...

I want to be an Air Force Ranger?

By David Brown In a game of word association, if I say “SEAL,” you‘ll probably say “Navy.” I say “Delta Force,” you‘ll say “Army.” B ...

Here’s the thing about war and killing people until they are dead from it

By Jeff Edwards Chris Kyle was responsible for the deaths of a lot of people. I mean, even if I put together a list of all the people that have done me wrong in life, I don't think my list wou ...

Christmas military homecoming surprises

By Ben Pugh There are over 3 million servicemen and women who will be spending the holidays away from home this year. But, there are some who will be lucky enough to give those they love...the onl ...

10 more Marine Corps-themed cocktail recipes

By Paul D. Mooney That's right, folks. You asked for another round of drinks (well, the two people I've met who actually read my first cocktail article did, at least), and I am here to ser ...