May 2012

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A Soldier for a Soldier

Nine-year-old Brendan Haas started with an idea, a toy soldier, and a Facebook page. His goal was to trade his toy soldier for a trip…


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Avengers Hangover

Now that The Avengers has established all kinds of box office records, it’s time for the studio to start thinking about a sequel. We like…




Sgt. Josh Robinson and Sgt. Adan Gonzalez coming home from Afghanistan last year.

Sleep, Comrades, Sleep and Rest…

Rest comrades, rest and sleep! Please spend a few moments, at least, doing what is right on Memorial Day. If you have watched it in…


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Return to Tarawa for Memorial Day

As you prepare for Memorial Day observances this weekend, you might want to check out Return to Tarawa, showing free online this weekend courtesy of…


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Did Battleship Sink G.I. Joe?

Not everyone liked Battleship as much as we did. The $209-million epic did only $25.3 million at the box office on opening weekend, just a…


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Ghost Recon: The Movie

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Future Solider hit stores this week and, instead of just offering the usual gameplay trailers, Ubisoft took that extra step and…


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Talking Act of Valor

Military​.com hosted the 2012 Milblog conference May 11–12 in Arlington, VA and one of the highlights was a visit from Act of Valor co-director Scott…


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Battleship Avoids Naval Disaster

Message to U.S. taxpayers: your pricey military technology may be no match for alien Master Chiefs from Planet Goldilocks. Also, Navy-approved commanders would likely get…