Great picture of Sniper Corporal Pat McKinney, 31, from 6th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, discovers that his sniper suit is somewhat irresistible to the Regimental Mascot, Shetland Pony, Cruachan 4th. Pat and Cruachan were in Glasgow’s George Square as part of Scotland’s biggest recruitment event for the Army Reserve.
Oscar aka “Unsinkable Sam” was a black and white cat who served as a mouse-hunter on three war ships during World War Two. He earned his name due to his incredible luck- All three of the ships were blown to pieces and sunk, killing everyone on board. Except Unsinkable Sam. The lovable moggie survived every ship wreck, floating to safety on planks of wood.
231 years ago today, the Badge of Military Merit, now known as the Purple Heart, was established by George Washington to honor America’s servicemembers. Reblog this post to say thanks to all of the brave men and women who have sacrificed for their country.