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    Source: Bergdahl to Face Prosecution for Desertion

      By Havoc 13 In a bombshell revelation made just last night, it appears that the Pentagon plans to prosecute Army sergeant Bowe Bergdahl for desertion after all. First revealed on...

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    Debunking Tolerance

      by Ross Elder As my first debunking of 2015 I thought I would approach a subject separate from my usual internet rumor / conspiracy theory vein. No, in this article...

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    The Fine Line Between Hard and Stupid

      By Lana Duffy Contrary to most Manhattan-dwellers, I have a small section of coveted, private outdoor space. So naturally I put in a small fire pit after my super told...

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    The 6 Best Sports to Prepare You for the Military

      By Pablo James Friends and colleagues of veterans often approach us for information about the military. Some ask for our thoughts on military current events and strategies. Others come to...

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    Tab or Scroll – What Makes a Ranger?

      By Leonard Benton There have been many spirited debates on the internet, in clubs, and elsewhere on exactly who is and is not a Ranger, and the debate comes down...

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    Rocket Man

      By Kelly Crigger This article is written equally for both the admirers of extraordinary veterans and the aspiring writer who wants to learn from the best. Homer H. Hickam, a...

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    Wear your Reflective Belt on the Internet

      By Leonard Benton   First and foremost, the internet is not a place to tread lightly. Anything is available on the web to suit any desire, taste, and apparently you...

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    CIA, Torture, and You

      By SGT Awesome The other day the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (no, they aren’t aware of the irony of their name) released what is known commonly as the “CIA...

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    Take One For The Team

      By Left of the Boom ISIS is threatening American military personnel at home by encouraging sympathizers in the States to commit acts of violence. The FBI has warned members of...

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    Top 15 Signs of Curmudgeonism

      By RU Rob Our in-house curmudgeon, Kelly Crigger, has blessed the holiday season with a slew of  curmudgeonisms.  If you have not read his book, Curmudgeonism: A Surly Man’s Guide...

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    Thanksgiving Army Style

      By RU Rob One of the things I truly miss about the military is how they celebrate the holiday season. It really didn’t matter if I was with my biological...

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    America, the World’s Insurance Policy: Time to Let the Boulder Roll

      By Havok13 I don’t go around seeking hidden meaning in cartoons, but sometimes inspiration strikes. It will probably take about as much time for you to read this description of...

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    15 Ways I Know I Am The Oldest Guy In The Rhino Den

      By Pablo James Recently, several Rhino Den writers and miscellaneous Ranger Up folks were discussing the latest Ranger Up video when someone pointed out to RU CEO Nick Palmisciano, “Dude,...

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    Behind the Scenes in The Rhino Den – The Welcome

    By RU Rob and Friends I am often asked what it is like to know a bunch of completely whacked-out individuals who contribute to The Rhino Den.  We conduct most of...

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    A Normal Veterans Day

    By Jack Mandaville It’s 11:27 am on November 11th, Veterans Day, 2014. This has already been a weird day—one that has triggered a great amount of self-reflection for me—but not for...

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    Last Resort Blades

      By J.E. McCollough You can buy a nice knife anywhere. Any mall has a knife shop where you can get anything from Swiss Army knives to Conan the Barbarian swords....

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