Hal Moore and Basil Plumley, two of the Vietnam War's most famous soldiers, in OD Green uniforms

Olive Green Obligatto: OD Green, OG 107, OG 105, and Others

The OD in OD Green stands for Olive Drab. OD Green has been a part of military uniforms (and equipment) since before the Korean War. Learn up.

What It Means to Be Belt Fed

What It Means to Be Belt Fed

Belt-fed. It's a fun term, and it's my favorite type of weapon. Call it my machine gunner mentality or a reflection of the joys of going cyclic; just don't call me late for ammo resupply. As a machine gunner (from whence came the term belt-fed machine gun), I...

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