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This Week in Science: First Nylon Parachute Jump in 1942

This week in science history, the first-ever nylon parachute test jump was conducted on June 6, 1942 by daredevil parachutist Adaline Gray.

From a Cappuccino Bar to a Medal: The Untold Story of the Creation of the NATO Medal

A 1992 discussion at a cappuccino bar near the Allied Forces South (AFSOUTH) headquarters in Napoli, Italy, led to the creation of the NATO Medal.

Dealing with Weight Gain after Your Military Separation

Many veterans experience a substantial weight gain following their separation from service. According to the VA, 78% of veterans are overweight or obese.