Military

German Flying Ace Spares American Pilot And Becomes Fishing Buddies

December 20, 1943. A German munitions factory, the target of the day had been successful but Charlie Brown's B-17F bomber had been attacked by roughly 15 planes, a crew member dead and multiple wounded....

Being A Machine Gunner; The “Guns Up” Life

  Gun Drills, ADDRAC, Loading and Unloading drills, Gun Drills, disassemble, run, assemble, run, Gun Drills..... For most machine gunners, that's the life we endure. Train, train, and train some more. While most of us are known...

The Burden of a Infantryman

Picture this, you're 19 years old, on your first deployment in Afghanistan, and before this picture was taken you were huddled around a 12-inch laptop with 12 other squad mates watching some terrible bootleg...

A Navy SEAL Talks About His Civilian Skydiving Experience

You don't have to be a genius to realize that skydiving is an inherently dangerous activity. However, there are several methods to mitigate that risk. I've been both a paratrooper (static line) in the...

Aleksandr Prochorenko: A Russian Soldier that will never be forgotten

I have never met Aleksandr Prochorenko.   I have never bothered to know his background, hopes, and dreams. However, I do know that he will never be forgotten, and he sacrificed his life on a...

Be My Woobie By Matt Best

Be My WoobieBe My Woobie. Posted by Mat Best MBest11x on Monday, June 13, 2016

Joining the U.S. Military: A Man’s Guide

There are many reasons why someone would want to join the U.S. military. The varying reasons consist of, but not limited to: the need to find direction in one’s life, to travel the world,...

The Need For Memorial Day: Is it Necessary?

Very rarely do I sit down and attempt to write something with substance. I’ve been running The Man Feed for about 3 years now and I’ve probably written ten to fifteen articles with substance....

Unbroken: The True Story of Louie Zamperini

  Louie Zamperini was the tough kid on the block. As a young teenager, he was in constant trouble. At some point, the young rebel decided to turn his life around and became an accomplished...