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    Victim or Victor

      By Josh Gagnier We are not special and we are not owed anything. You are the only one responsible for your situation. “I don’t want to be a product of...

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    Why You Should Shut Up About the Two Girls Who Enlisted Infantry

      By Paul J. O’Leary The online veteran community has discovered something new to get its collective panties in a bunch about. It seems two 17-year-old young ladies from Texas have...

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    From MRAPs to Minivans: An Infantryman’s Guide to Family Road Trips

      By Paul J. O’Leary If you’ve been in the military anytime during the Global War on Terror, then you’ve experienced the magic that is convoy operations. Long hours on hot,...

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    Another Man’s Misery…

      By Kelly Crigger   When I walked into the Camp Rudder barracks, I only had two things on my mind…my last MRE and a bunk. Out of nowhere a toothy...

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    Where should you be 25-28 April?

      By Nick Barringer   At the 2016 NSCA Tactical Strength and Conditioning Annual Training in San Diego, California. Tyler Christiansen and the NSCA are bringing the best minds in the...

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    Belgium Attacks: “Sit And Wait”

      By Kerry Patton   It happened immediately after the Paris attacks and it is happening now as death tolls rise from the recent Belgium terror attacks. Americans are doing the...

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    Commander in Chief Wannabes: 3 Round Burst with Tim Kennedy

      By Tim Kennedy I’m gonna start sounding off about some of the crap I see in the world around me. But don’t worry, unlike my cardio, I’m not long-winded when...

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    Death, Life and the Pursuit of Happiness

      By RU Rob   Three years ago I wrote a piece for The Rhino Den entitled “I have PTSD…So What?” Since then I have not been miraculously cured of my...

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    Not My Wife But With My Life

      By Kerry Patton   Remember the days wearing the military uniform and listening to an array of ridiculous catch phrases we threw around like throwing candy to kids on the...

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    Poor Paul

      By Kelly Crigger   Paul just wanted to get laid. But he made the mistake of sharing his Uber with a drunk, opinionated old bastard and I can say with...

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    Want to be a Published Writer?

      By Kelly Crigger Did you do something funny, hair-raising, or just plain dumb in combat but lived to tell about it? Call in a fire mission on the moon? Used...

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    Gulf War: The Air Campaign

      By Mad Medic On the 17th of January 1991, America saw something on CNN that still induces freedom-chubbies to this day.  Through grainy night vision videos we saw Iraqi air...

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    The Tape Test: It is more sensible than you think!

      By Nick Barringer, PhD.  When it comes to debated military assessments, there may be none that cause more fervent discourse than the dreaded “tape test”.  The methods used in the...

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    2nd Amendment: Poorly Worded, Still Awesome

    By Kevin Wilson Alright, so when I opened up the bottle of Wild Turkey this evening, I was fully expecting to write a funny yet pointed prediction of the way things...

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    Top 6 Weapons We Should Be Using — But Aren’t

      By: Noam DeGuerre I just sat down and re-watched The Pentagon Wars. If you haven’t seen it and need a reminder about how we get some of the absolutely fuck...

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    I Lost A Hero — Justin Fitch

      By Pablo James “The basic building block of selfless service is the commitment of each team member to go a little further, endure a little longer, and look a little...

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