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  • TSAC

    What is TSAC?

      By Nick Barringer MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS (EIEIO) The Tactical Strength and Conditioning (TSAC) special interest group is one of the largest special interest groups in the National Strength and...

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    Why You’re Wrong About the President and Bergdahl

      By Salil Puri With the Army’s announcement today that Bowe Bergdahl will be charged with desertion, soldiers all over were elated. At the same time, many troops, veterans, and politicians...

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    Aftermath

    By RU Rob In case you haven’t noticed, there has been a noticeable lack of quality art engendered by the wars over the last thirteen years or so. The music has...

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    PTSD, Non-Stories, and the Hyperbole of Veteran Deification

      By RU Twisted A woman who worked as a therapist at a VA clinic was found to have been sharing images that implied making light of Veteran suicides. The pictures...

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    The Dumbass Chronicles: Grin and Bear it!

      By Leonard Benton When stationed in Alaska I learned a very valuable set of lessons when dealing with bears. Rule 1: Always travel in pairs. You cannot outrun the bear...

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    Douche of the Week: UC Irvine

      By SGT Awesome On the campus of the University of California, Irvine there is an Associate Student lobby. In this lobby is, among other things, a flag. On this flag...

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    Have You Been Vetted?

      By Lana Duffy There’s a new show trying to break out these days, and it’s called Vetted. On the heels of the short run of Enlisted, which we in the...

  • IamAmerican

    The Strategy

      By Dakota Meyer I keep hearing all the talk on what to do with this ISIS.  All of the politicians voice their ingenious plans on how to defeat them. I...

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    Four Reasons You Suck At Transition

    By Marty Skovlund Jr. Transition, as in the military to civilian type. You know, that nasty period of instability that you can’t seem to escape. The nice folks at your ACAP...

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    The Sobel Dilemma

      By SGT Awesome In the Rhino Den writer’s room the other day a few of us were having a discussion about whether BDU or Multi-cam brought out the color of...

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    Douche of the Week: Brian Williams

      By Jack Mandaville Do you know what The Rhino Den has been in desperate need of lately? A good douching. No, not the feminine kind that gives you the fresh...

  • BoweBergdahl

    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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