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  • Butthurt_ointment

    The Butt Hurt Locker

    By SGT Awesome In the past month my newsfeeds have been inundated with veterans bitching and moaning or even threatening violence simply because their feelings were hurt or their image was...

  • RangerUp

    The Standard

      By Luis Rosa So, I feel like I should explain something. I really don’t feel like I can call myself a Ranger. Bear with me now, it can get complicated....

  • BoweBergdahl

    Source: Bergdahl to Face Prosecution for Desertion

      By Havoc 13 In a bombshell revelation made just last night, it appears that the Pentagon plans to prosecute Army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl for desertion after all. First revealed on...

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    Blue Lives Matter

      by Pablo James Last Saturday, a chill ran down the spine of every cop in America, their spouses, their children, their parents, and their friends. A chill that reminded each...

  • DeskJob

    Staff Duty Blues

      By Left of the Boom We have all felt it.  If you spent any time on active duty your name got put on that DA 6 the 1SG lovingly maintained...

  • DesmondTDoss

    Hero Without a Gun

      By Left of the Boom Hero without a Gun I read about a man who went to war without a gun and I was puzzled because not only was he...

  • TFRanger1

    Mogadishu

      By Nick Palmisciano I was 16 years old and had just been accepted to West Point when I saw the bodies of Americans being dragged through the streets of Somalia. ...

  • Coexist

    In the Real World, Violence is Golden

      By Havoc 13 “Order demands violence.”  It’s a fundamental truth of human society that is as conspicuous as it is controversial. The controversy comes because people aspire to and yearn...

  • Helicopters

    The Fall of Tikrit, Mosul, and Some Thoughts on What it Means.

      By RU Twisted I spent most of 2009 in the Tikrit AO. What I saw then and how it applies to the recent news that Tikrit fell to al Qaeda...

  • DDay

    The Day of Days

    “It is well that War is so terrible, lest we should grow too fond of it.” -Robert E. Lee By Mad Medic 70 years ago, in the late hours of June...

  • Normandy

    10 Most Important Battles in American History and Why: Part IV—the Final Two.

      By RU Twisted Well, here we are. The final two. I’d like to say something profound that would be the poetically written version of a drum roll, but instead I’ll...

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    It’s Time We Have a Serious Conversation About the VA

      By RU Twisted This week the American Legion, for the first time in over 50 years, asked for the resignation of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Eric Shinseki—a friend to...

  • Tet

    10 Most Important Battles in American History and Why: Part III

      By RU Twisted Ah, who cares about a catchy intro? If you’re reading this one, then you already know what it’s about based on parts one and two, so let’s...

  • AmericanWars

    10 Most Important Battles in American History and Why: Part II

      By RU Twisted If you missed part one of the 10 Most Important Battles in American History and Why, please do check it out. If you don’t, then it will...

  • bunker_hill-earthworks

    10 Most Important Battles in American History and Why: Part I

      By RU Twisted War is bad, mmmkay? But whether we support certain wars or not (or are opposed to all of them), they have shaped our country into what it...

  • Jim_Moran

    Douche of the Week: The Congressman Who Thinks Congressmen are…Underpaid

      By RU Twisted It’s difficult to expound upon that title. I mean, really, the headline says it all. Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA) actually believes that members of Congress are underpaid....

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