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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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    On Assimilation: A Ranger’s Return From War

    Some wars don’t end, some scars don’t heal and some bonds can’t be broken. Former U.S. Army Ranger Medic, Leo Jenkins, picks up where he left off with his best selling...

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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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    Gun Trouble?

      By LTC Craig Grosenheider, (USA Retired) “Gun Trouble” – the December 28th article in The Atlantic claims the current issue M16/M4 is “killing our soldiers” and that the military is...

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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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    Blue Lives Matter

      by Pablo James Last Saturday, a chill ran down the spine of every cop in America, their spouses, their children, their parents, and their friends. A chill that reminded each...

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    Staff Duty Blues

      By Left of the Boom We have all felt it.  If you spent any time on active duty your name got put on that DA 6 the 1SG lovingly maintained...

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    Keep Apologizing Rolling Stone

    By RU Guest Contributor Cora Kane I admit to having a stack of Rolling Stone magazines. However, in my collection you won’t find one dated past 1987. The covers of these...

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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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    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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