Military life Photo Galleries World War I

Private Ralph Schenken’s World War I Adventure

Millions of men served in the United States military during World War 1. None of them are still living but some have left evidence of their World War 1 adventures. Private Ralph Schenken of the U.S. Army’s 27th Division was one of those.

Army Military life World War I

U.S. Army soldiers box during World War I

Boxing soldiers
Rare video footage of soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 27th Infantry Division boxing.

Army Iraq (2002-2011) Military life

Watching Iraq Transition

U.S. Army photo by Spc. Christa Martin
Being in the Army has its perks- free food, housing, travel- the list goes on. However, when you are deployed in wartime situations, sometimes a soldier may not feel that way. I have had the pleasure of being deployed on numerous occasions, some of which only lasted a few days and others lasted almost a year. My second tour in Iraq had to be the most memorable and here is why…