Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on Google+ if you'd like.
Despite the widely held belief that Jeeps were named such because the U.S. Army referred to them as General Purpose Vehicles (G.P.), the term “jeep” was in use by Army mechanics as early as 1914, long before the Jeep as we know it was put into service during World War II.