On This Day … 04 April

Events 503 BC – Roman consul Agrippa Menenius Lanatus celebrates a triumph for a military victory over the Sabines. 1147 – Moscow is mentioned for the first time in the historical record, when it is named as a meeting place for two princes. 1268 – A five-year Byzantine–Venetian peace treaty is concluded between Venetian envoys… Read More

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On This Day … 03 April

Events 801 – King Louis the Pious captures Barcelona from the Moors after a siege of several months. 1043 – Edward the Confessor is crowned King of England. 1559 – The Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis treaty is signed, ending the Italian Wars. 1865 – American Civil War: Union forces capture Richmond, Virginia, the capital of the… Read More

Linking Sexually Transmitted Diseases & the Predeployment Time Period

Research Paper Title Cross-Sectional Study of Sexual Behaviour, Alcohol Use, and Mental Health Conditions Associated With Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Deploying Shipboard US Military Personnel. Background Limited comprehensive data exist on risk behavior associated with sexually transmitted infections (STI) among ship-assigned US military personnel during the predeployment time period (PDT). This study examined whether sexual… Read More

On This Day … 02 April

Events 1513 – Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León first sights land in what is now the United States state of Florida. 1755 – Commodore William James captures the Maratha fortress of Suvarnadurg on west coast of India. 1800 – The Treaty of Constantinople establishes the Septinsular Republic, the first autonomous Greek state since the… Read More

What are the Factors Affecting Performance on an Army Urban Operation Casualty Evacuation for Male & Female Soldiers?

Research Paper Title Factors Affecting Performance on an Army Urban Operation Casualty Evacuation for Male and Female Soldiers. Background This study was conducted to determine what physical and physiological characteristics contribute to the performance of an urban operation casualty evacuation (UO) and its predictive test, FORCE combat (FC) and describe the metabolic demand of the… Read More

Real Leader…

“To get the best out of your men, they must feel that you are their real leader and must know that they can depend upon you.” John Pershing (1860 to 1948) John J. Pershing, in full John Joseph Pershing, byname Black Jack, was a US Army general who commanded the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) in… Read More