John Fannin, American Grit

  • The USS Constitution sets sail in Boston on Aug. 19, 2012. (Navy)
    Top 10 Navy sailors of all time

    With more than 200 years of service to draw from, here are 10 of the most outstanding sailors to don a Navy uniform.

  • A weapons loader salutes an F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot as he prepares to take off for a training sortie at Kecskemet Air Base, Hungary. (Senior Master Sgt. Beth Holliker/Air National Guard)
    Top 5 US airmen

    Despite their short history and the jokes that the other services throw their way, the Air Force/U.S. Army Air Corps has had an illustrious and decorated history with many brave and daring airmen accomplishing incredible feats in the air and on the ground as well.

  • 5 reasons to love the Marine Corps

    Hard to boil it down to five reasons why we love the Marine Corps, what with all the amazing things they do.

  • U.S. Navy sailors man the rails aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) on Nov. 21, 2017, as the ship prepares to moor at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. (MC3 Cole Schroeder/Navy)
    5 reasons to love the Navy

    The gentlemen and ladies in the Cracker Jack uniform catch a lot of flak from all different directions, but the truth is no other Navy comes close to ours.

  • A paratrooper stands watch as paratroopers conduct an airborne insertion onto Juliet Drop Zone in northern Italy Jan. 18, 2018. (Lt. Col. John Hall/Army)
    5 reasons to love the Army

    Despite all the interservice jokes and rivalries, the United States Army is top of the line when compared to pretty much anyone else.

  • Airmen from Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases hold the American flag at Sam Boyd Stadium before the Las Vegas Bowl Dec. 17, 2016. (Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum/Air Force)
    Veterans are not broken

    There is a myth that veterans are broken. That war has somehow destroyed the mind, body, and soul.