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    On Rape

      By Nick Palmisciano We need to step up. All of us. The Department of Defense is now estimating that anywhere from 20-25% of all women who have served in the...

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    We’re Better Than This

      By Nick Palmisciano We need to stop being fucking assholes. I have a massive amount of pride about the time I spent in the military.  I have an even greater appreciation...

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    On Military Service

      By Nick Palmisciano Veterans Day is a weird day for most veterans. Like you, I get a lot of texts and emails and Facebook messages and the like from my...

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    On Newtown. On Guns.

    On Friday, a dad received news that a lone gunman walked into an elementary school and murdered twenty first grade children and six adults. His heart fell to the ground. Tears...

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    I Wrote This

      Hello America, my name is Nick Palmisciano and I wrote the essay below, not General David Petraeus, “A Marine in Iraq”, General Schwarzkopf, any of the wounded warriors it’s been...

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    Build

    When I entered West Point in 1994 one of the first things I had to memorize is the Purpose of the United States Military Academy, which at the time read:  ...

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    Douche of the Week: Chris “The Real Hero” Hayes from MSNBC

    MSNBC’s Chris Hayes proclaimed on Memorial Day that he was uncomfortable labeling fallen troops as heroes as he felt the term is used as an excuse to engage in “Unjust Wars”....

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    Bob and Nancy Strait Update

    About an hour ago, I spoke with one of Bob and Nancy Strait’s daughters.  I will not post her name for her own protection and privacy. She expressed her thanks on...

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    JOB AVAILABLE: Unapologetically American Junior Brand Manager

    Junior Brand Manager – Unapologetically American Brand Application Deadline 15 March 2012 We’re very careful with hires at RU.  We want people who are both extremely motivated and really have a...

  • Things Veterans Need to Know to Get a Job: The Approach

    This video is the first of four videos focused on How to get a job as a Veteran. This one centers on the APPROACH one should take when beginning the job...

  • Jorge Rivera Retires

    There are some friends who you value so much it is really hard to qualify into words. I met Jorge Rivera three years ago in the same city where he ended...

  • PLEASE VOTE for Ranger Up as Sponsor of the Year!!!

    Click here to vote and scroll midway down for Ranger Up!!! While you’re at it, please vote for Brian Stann and Tim Holman!!! It’s a close race and we could really...

  • The Next Step for RU: American Sin Bin

    This weekend, as the clock struck midnight, Ranger Up launched our new Rugby brand, American Sin Bin.   It’s an idea that sprung up as early as January 2008, when then LTC...