American Heroes and Heroines: Sgt Joseph Proctor
After the events of 9/11, Sgt. Joseph Proctor decided to re-enlist in the Army Guard. In his final acts of heroism he was awarded the Silver Star.
Top Sniper: Live Combat
Snipers move into a live combat situation where targets appear in both far and close ranges.
Spytek: KGB Sniper Rifle
The KGB sniper rifle was coveted by the west for its unique qualities. Learn more about this rifle on Discovery Channel's "Spytek."
Surviving the Cut: Sapper School
To earn the sapper tab, soldiers must endure four weeks of intense physical punishment, science, and special demolitions tactics training.
Future Weapons: Barrett 416 Bullet
On Discovery Channel's "Future Weapons," the barrett 416 bullet is used by snipers looking to achieve accuracy for distances over 2000 yards. The bullet is smaller than the typical .50 caliber round and can travel much faster.
Combat Simulation 3
From the archives of Discovery: Combat simulation trains the military as realistically and safely as possible. Learn more about combat simulation in this video.
Recent Videos in Soldiers
Oddities: A Bargain with Bite
Pat Sajak, AFVN Disc Jockey in Saigon from 1969-71, talks about serving in the USO and the importance of lifting the spirits of American troops who regularly put themselves in harms way.
An Officer and a Movie: US Marine Corps
Marine Lt. Colonel David Edson describes how the Marine Corps is often an extension of American goodwill in peacetime, as well as being one of the best fighting forces in the world.
An Officer and a Movie: Remote-Operated Vehicles
F-22 Raptor pilot Major Brian Stahl USAF comments on the frequently-asked question: will there come a day when we take the pilot out of the aircraft and rely solely on remotely-operated vehicles?
An Officer and a Movie: The Hospital Ship Program
Admiral James "Ace" Lyons USN-Ret aggressively projected America's naval strength during his command of the Pacific Fleet, but he also presided over one of the most compassionate naval operations, the Hospital Ship program.
An Officer and a Movie: Medal of Honor
Doug Sterner, a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran and Curator of the Military Times Hall of Valor, tells the story of America's first African-American recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor.