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    “Affluenza” Part II: All the Justice Your Money Can Buy

      By Havoc13 Back in December, my friend and fellow Rhino Den writer RU Twisted wrote a brilliant and timely article on something called “affluenza,” which he explained as “an ‘affliction’...

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    Call It What It Is

      By Lana It appears there has been a slight uptick in military personnel-related violence lately, mostly regarding guns and a strong dose of the crazy. “You can’t call these people...

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    Seven Nightingales

      By J.E. McCollough Sometimes the truth is intentionally covered up. Sometimes, though, the truth just slips through the cracks, obscured by the fog of war and then overtaken by surrounding...

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    BAMF of the Week: Night Stalkers – CW5 Maier and CW5 Cook

      By RU Special Contributor Thaddius Dawkins FORT CAMPBELL, KY — As the A Company, 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment hangar began to fill with people Friday, it was...

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    War Footing

      By J.E. McCollough “If we (the United States) minded our own business we would live in a far less dangerous world.” — Former Representative Ron Paul “America must move off...

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    Why US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl Still Matters

      By Havoc 13 In a country currently caught up in the Olympic spirit and chronically divorced from its military, it can be easy to lose track of individual US service...

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    ‘Benghazi: The Definitive Report’ is Going to Hollywood

      By The Rhino Den Staff Within minutes of hearing the news unfold about the horrific Benghazi terrorist attack on 9-11-2012 which left four brave Americans killed, Brandon Webb and Jack...

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    Douche of the Week: Social Media Zombies

      By Sgt Awesome On the evening of February 8th, 2014 a Twitter account with 460,000 followers tweeted: “1 simple #retweet could save his life… #FindHim” and a picture of a...

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    “No More Noble Calling” – ADM McRaven on the US Army

      By Havoc 13 On January 18th, the United States Military Academy at West Point held an event known as “500th Night,” which for the junior class of West Point cadets...

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    Predators Aren’t Patriots

      By RU Guest Contributor Lydia Davey I remember making the phone call to my parents. My hands were clammy. They’re clammy now as I remember it. I was sick to...

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    Why Society Needs Reintegration

    By Stephen Parks The performance and discipline of the civilian workforce is an unpleasant sight. I fail to find a reason to “reintegrate” into a culture of laziness and disrespect that...

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    The Phases of Halloween

      By Doc Bailey It’s that time of year. For three glorious months in a row there are three major holidays, one right after another that people look forward to all...

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    The Division of Generation Y

      By Raul Felix America’s Generation Y can be divided into two distinct groups: Those who served in Iraq and/or Afghanistan, such as myself, and those who didn’t. Taking an educated...

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    The Global Expansion of ‘Free Rangers’

      By Kerry Patton Adrenaline junkies, lovers of life, explorers, and risk takers–these are just a few of many words that describe a “Free Ranger.” If anyone asked me to define...

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    Warrior Poetry: 300m

      By Alucin Acies   Once you have snuggled to your prone unsupported, shoulder stock welded, sound dulled, contorted, proper alignment.   I feel my way across her smooth crescent firmness....

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    The Dumbass Chronicles: Stuck

      By SGT Awesome The year was twenty ought nine. I was an E-5 (not yet Sgt Awesome) and my National Guard Air Defense unit was preparing to deploy to Afghanistan....

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