From G.I. Joe Recruitment Ads to Masculine Military Machines

 - Aug 6, 2009   Updated: Apr 1 2011
Say what you will about the military, some fun things are inspired by it--like G.I. Joe, for example. Who doesn't like playing with G.I. Joe?

With that in mind, here are 12 military-inspired moments, from G.I. Joe spoof recruitment ads to military menswear.

Implications - Since the advent of armed conflict, the world's various militaries have played a significant role in shaping the course of development be it in technological, social or economical innovation. Innovation is oftentimes inextricably tied to the concept of natural selection, and few organizations are more likely to exemplify this essential condition for invention more than one that is dedicated to staying ahead of the competition at all times. Take note companies of the world.