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    Happy Birthday to Hercules – 60 Years of Flying

      By RU Pablo “C-130 rolling down the strip, 64 Rangers on a one-way trip…” Regardless of your MOS or if you joined the Army in 1974 or 2014, you have...

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    Is Crossfit the Enemy?

      By Nick Barringer The most polarizing topics known to man might be religion, politics, and…Crossfit. A quick search on the internet and you will quickly realize there are two types...

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    Leadership Lessons: Hands Off Doesn’t Work With Joe

      By Havok 13 If you’re in the Army, you’ve probably already heard all about Joe. “Joe” is a term of endearment used to describe Army personnel of all ranks, but...

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    Douche of the Week: Rolling Stone (Yes, Again)

      By Doc Bailey Have you ever read an article and choked on whatever you were drinking, or in my case spit your drink all over your computer?  Have you ever...

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    The Complete Non-Issue of Indian Tribes and the US Military’s Naming Conventions

      By Havoc13 I read something really interesting a couple of days ago, it was titled “The U.S. Military’s Ongoing Slur of Native Americans,” and it went a little something like...

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    #nomadicveterans: Men on a Mission

      By Havoc13 Former Army Rangers Marty Skovlund and Leonidas Jenkins are veterans on a mission. The two longtime friends, who between them have 9 combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan—and...

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    ENG 12 at Bronx Community College: “Why the US Military Sucks”

      By Havoc13 (NEW YORK CITY)—So there’s a course at Bronx Community College formally titled “Why the US Military Sucks.” OK, that’s not true at all, the course is actually called...

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

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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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    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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    The Soldier’s Burial

    By Jack Mandaville When I was 13 years old I got my hands on an old family poem that had been sitting in a nondescript box in my parent’s basement. In...

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    Memorial Day: ‘The Librarians’ Remember

      By Kerry Patton I was recently invited on set for TNT’s new television show called The Librarians which airs this winter. Considering a few veterans have a sour taste toward...

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    Mean Tweets and PTSD: Facts and Fakers

      By Havoc 13 Americans love labels, and we can’t wait to show ours off. We look to distinguish ourselves by the physical labels attached to things ranging from the clothing...

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    #Hashtags…#Really?!?

      By Peter Nealen So, after first apparently thinking that a Twitter campaign under the hashtag “United for Ukraine” was going to do anything to dissuade Vladimir Putin and his proxies...

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    Stoic Lessons From the Front: How To Turn Obstacles Into Opportunity

      By RU Guest Contributor Ryan Holiday The history of war and combat is filled with stories of men (and women) snatching victory from the jaws of defeat. Impossible circumstances, unfavorable...

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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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