Navy reverses rating decision

The Navy has decided to restore its 241-year-old job ratings system. This reverses the decision made this past September that prompted widespread outcry from Veterans and active Naval personnel. The restoration of Navy rating titles was announced in a Navy … More »

New Law to Recover Nazi-Looted Art

President Barack Obama recently signed legislation that will assist heirs who trying to recover artwork lost to Nazi looting during World War II. The legislation extends the statutes of limitations for the recovery. In recent years, courts have sided with … More »

WWII on World Wide Web

  The National World War II Museum is making thousands of first-person soldiers’ accounts available online. Museum executives are creating a vast online collection of 9,000 existing oral and written histories and will take longer than the war was fought: … More »

Join a Club!

You’ll enjoy the hobby more when you share it with others. Orders and Medal Society of America, Ohio Valley Military Society, Military Vehicles Preservation Association, American Society of Military Insignia Collectors, etc…it’s that time of year to write out checks … More »

RIAC’s December Firearms Auction

Anticipation among collectors and investors was high for the December 2-4 Firearms Auction. It did not disappoint. Day 1 saw the sale of a factory engraved New Haven Arms Volcanic in lot 26 sporting the rarely encountered 25” barrel and its original walnut case, … More »

Army approves new weapon sights

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a seven-year contract worth up to $384 million to provide specialized weapon sights that improve soldiers’ ability to engage targets at extended ranges. BAE Systems’ solution for the U.S. Army’s Family of Weapon … More »