Jul 242013

There are so many emotionally charged soldier homecoming videos where tired troops greet their ever-loving dogs that it has nearly become its own genre of viral video. 

But what about cats? Don’t felines miss their human friends as much as their canine counterparts? As is evident from this new video by pointforgotten, obviously not. 


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Aug 272012

The Haka is traditional war cry and dance from the Māori people of New Zealand. Naturally, the New Zealand Defence Forces perform the powerful dance after one of their fellow warriors fall in battle. 

The chanting dance starts off slow, and progressively gets more and more intense. 


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Aug 162012

To the rest of us, going to war can seem exciting, as it has been romanticized in American culture for decades. But for soldiers actually getting ready to deploy, it can be an unsettling, even scary event. 

Thankfully, Elizabeth Laird is always there to make deployment a bit easier. At Forth Hood, she is known as the ‘Hug Lady,’ as she hugs every soldier leaving to or returning from war. 


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Aug 082012

 only gets to see his young nephew twice a year, because he is currently serving in the military. Cade has expressed how he missed his special soldier uncle, so being the cool uncle he is,  sent a script to his sister so he and Cade could make a an action movie together. 

Just because they aren’t physically together doesn’t mean they can’t both star in a movie, which they just happened to title SuperNerds: Call Cade Maybe.

So with the help of his cool uncle, Cade saved the president who had been taken hostage and won the day. 

The video instantly went viral after Cade’s dad posted the adorable story on Reddit

Viewers just can’t get over the short, with YouTuber freshesttartlet commenting: “Adorable child, hot soldier, nerd glasses, rescuing the president… my feels, my ovaries, my heart, etc.”


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Jul 062012

‘The Wave’ is the fun social phenomenon often seen at sporting events when rows of fans pick up their arms for a moment in a domino-style to create a wave effect for on-lookers. 

The soldiers of the Belarus army performed a very unique military version of ‘The Wave’ at a recent military parade that puts baseball fans to shame. Their precision is truly magnificent, prompting the video to be featured on BuzzFeed and VideoSift


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