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May 3rd, 2012

US Armed Forces; Did You Know...

This week’s blog is all about our military.  Most people have general knowledge about our service men and women, but there is a wealth of information that society at large is unaware of.  Here are 10 little-known facts about the US Armed Forces. 1. 30 of the 43 Presidents served in the Army, 24 during time of war, two earned the rank of 5-star General (Washington and Eisenhower) and one earned the Medal of Honor (T. Roosevelt). 2. Less than 28% of Americans between the ages of 17-23 are qualified for military service. 3. The Department of Defense employs about 1.8 million people on active duty. It is the largest employer in the United States, with more employees than Exxon, Mobil, Ford, General Motors, and ... Read more
Posted by Mark Juelich on May 3rd, 2012 :: Filed under: Blog,Military