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    5 Reasons Why ISIS Isn’t The “JV” Team . . .We Are

      By Havoc13 Back in early 20014, President Obama famously dismissed the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS, which is effectively Al Qaeda 2.0) as a “JV team.” This happened...

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    Fireworks: What Veterans Should Actually Do

      By Toby Nunn Something has been bothering me for a couple of years now and as the 4th of July is right around the corner, I keep getting slapped in...

  • What the Senior Enlisted Leader of The Army Said May Shock You

      By SGT Awesome “If you can raise motivation by fixing things that don’t really have a negative effect on the standards and discipline of the Army, why not?” –Sergeant Major...

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    The 9 Times Nick Palmisciano Nearly Flew into a Murderous Rage…and the one time he actually did.

      By Kelly Crigger Nick Palmisciano is the fearless leader of Ranger Up who once referred to his view on life as, “the stage isn’t big enough.” We have faithfully followed...

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    Behind Closed Doors: Who’s the Greatest Leader

    Every once in a while I like to give you a glimpse into the bowels of The Rhino Den. These are conversations that happen behind closed doors, out of view from...

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    When Black is White: The Politics of Self-identification

      By Pablo James I have never attended Ranger School, the Special Forces Qualification Course, BUDs, or whatever training the guys from the Special Missions Units go through. I don’t care....

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    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 71 years ago, in the late hours of June...

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    The Ten Best Pre-Mission Songs For Combat Operations

      By Pablo James   “When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.”...

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    Today is Memorial Day

      By SGT Awesome Today is Memorial Day, yet so many in our country haven’t the faintest clue what that means other than it is a three day weekend. This in...

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    Be Happy this Memorial Day

      By Genevieve Chase A lot of civilians don’t understand why some of us are so bitter about “Happy” Memorial Day weekend. They don’t get why we feel the need to...

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    13 Questions with Team Rubicon in Nepal

      By Doc Bailey The recent earthquake in Nepal was devastating to the country. A mere 48 hours after the earthquake (it takes 24 to get there by air), Team Rubicon...

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    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...

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    A Challenge to the Flag Stompers — #PatriotChallenge

      By Stephen Parks As Americans, we enjoy freedoms and privileges that most people can only dream. I respect those rights and privileges wholeheartedly. However, that does not excuse the ignorance...

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    An American Legend And Your Sorry Ass

    By Jack Mandaville I have to preface my forthcoming rant with a couple of things. First, I’m a fulltime employee at Ranger Up. I don’t speak for the company or any...

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    Douchebags Gone Wild – Panama City Edition

      By Pablo James Last week, I wrote about a group of college students who desecrated the American flag as part of a protest and how, despite their poor judgment and...

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    Patriots, Protests and Property

      By Pablo James Earlier this month, 38-year-old Air Force veteran, Michelle Manhart, made headlines when a video of Valdosta State College campus police forcibly detained her as she attempted to...

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