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  • Daniel "Doc" Jacobs practices for a softball tournament at Naval Station Mayport, Fla., Friday, April 12, 2013. Jacobs, an Iraq war veteran who lost part of his left leg in an explosion, tried out for the Los Angeles Dodgers recently and has said he wants to show the public that injured veterans are capable of many things and are not just statistics. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Lauren Jorgensen)

    Wounded Warrior Project and the Local Discussion No One is Having

      By Lana Duffy Some were shocked by the recent articles on the spending and culture at Wounded Warrior Project. CBS, The New York Times, and several others released investigative pieces...

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      U.S. Army 1st Lt. Nick Eidemiller (left) communicates with his platoon by radio while his interpreter stands next to him during a mission in Jaghato District, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on July 8, 2010.  Eidemiller is assigned to 1st Platoon, Able Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team.  DoD photo by Sgt. Russell Gilchrest, U.S. Army.  (Released)

    The Story of Rob: The Afghan Every American Should Fight For

      By Kerry Patton This is a story where names are fictitious yet the individual is very real. Specific events lack full details yet the events written about are even more...

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    Let Those Cowards Come

      By Tim Kennedy “We have credible intel suggesting that ISIS wants to kill you, Mr. Kennedy.” This is what the FBI told me last week. I don’t think they were...

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    Damn It Feels Good To Be A General

      By SGT Awesome I remember as a child hearing stories or seeing movies about famous generals from wars in the past and thinking about how great these men seemed to...

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PERSIAN GULF (March 26, 2009) A Navy patrol boat assigned to Inshore Boat Unit (IBU) 22 approaches the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) as it patrols the waters surrounding the Al Basra Oil Terminal off the coast of Iraq. Lake Champlain is deployed as part of the Boxer Amphibious Readiness Group supporting maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Barker/Released)

    The Iran Hostage Crisis that Wasn’t

      By J.E. McCollough The Great Iran-U.S. Sailor Hostage Crisis of 2016 was over in a day. American punditry barely had time to start building its collective outrage at the Iranian...

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    Why I don’t want Stolen Valor to be Illegal

      By RU Twisted Controversy time! Listen, we’re kicking things off this year at The Rhino Den by getting back to our roots—which is to say that we’re going to be...

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    The Perfect Order to Watch the Star Wars Movies

      By Nick Palmisciano There are a lot of articles out there about the right order to watch the previous six Star Wars movies prior to getting out and watching The...

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    Douche of the Week: Donald Trump, Again

      By RU Twisted We’ve bashed Donald Trump here before, and oddly enough, we took a lot of heat for it. I’m honestly not sure why, because the guy is just...

  • U.S. Army Spc. Brittany Kabe, assigned to a female engagement team with Baker Company, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, scans her sector of fire in Paktia province, Afghanistan, May 29, 2013. The team worked to build relationships with Afghan women. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Robert Porter/Released)

    Your opinion on women in the infantry doesn’t matter

      By Nick Palmisciano The President of the United States has decided that women will serve in every job in the military starting in April.  Some of you are one hundred...

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    Ranger Up’s 2015 Gift Guide — The Gear

    It’s time for us give you our picks for the Ranger Up 2015 Gift Guide in the gear category. Wilder Tactical It is a rare trick that you make something so...

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    Ranger Up’s 2015 Gift Guide — The Goods

    Here we go with the second part of our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide.  This time we focus on the fun stuff. KOTA Long Boards If you were like me, and grew...

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    The Beauty of Burpees

      By Nick Barringer When it comes to calisthenics, there may not be an exercise both more loved and loathed than the burpee.   But what some might not know is the...

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    Pistol Problems

      By Kevin Wilson Alright, we’re gonna have an informal poll real quick. If you think the Beretta M9 is the absolute best service pistol the Army could ever hope for,...

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    Kilo Two Bravo

      By Kelly Crigger SPOLIER ALERT!!! PLOT POINTS OF THE MOVIE WILL BE REVEALED. YOU’VE BEEN WARNED!!   Kilo Two Bravo captures the brotherhood of war better than any combat movie...

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    Destroying Your Sergeant Major’s Soul – The Rhino Den Guide to the New Army Uniforms

      By Pablo James With the Army beginning the transition from the gray and gray Army Combat Uniform, or ACU, to the new, cutting edge Universal Combat Pattern (UCP) Army Combat...

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    The Rhino Den Guide to the Veteran Brain and How It Works

      By Pablo James After a decade and a half of continuous warfare, the veteran community has found itself struggling with a number of issues – an epidemic of suicide, unemployment,...

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