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  • You’re a Bad Person

      By Jack Mandaville You are a hypocrite. That means you’re a poser, have little to zero integrity, and cannot be trusted. You’re an uncleanable stain on the advancement of the...

  • The Best Advice I Ever Received

      By RU Rob It is election campaign season and unfortunately the non-stop commercials, media distraction, blah blah blah is coming. I really do hate the election cycle but learned something years...

  • Dumbass Chronicles: Hanging out with Hollywood

    By Jack Mandaville I’ve been around a lot of famous people for whatever reason—A-listers at the pinnacle of their careers. But to be honest with, I’ve only been star struck three...

  • Training, Hazing or Abusing?

      By RU Rob Hazing has been a rite of passage in the military from its inception. Earning the right to wear a badge, or become a member of an elite...

  • Top 3 Ways to Use Your Military Leadership Experience in the Civilian World

      By RU Twisted A military-to-civilian transition is difficult for many. Translating the skills you acquired in places like Iraq and Afghanistan to working for Initech can be nearly impossible. So...

  • Can Stolen Valor Cause a War? The Curious Case of Pryam Farll.

      By Ragnar Musashi In my travels through social media, I may have—by complete accident—stumbled upon one of the greatest cases of Stolen Valor I’ve ever seen. I found this guy...

  • Warfighters Seeking Purpose

      By Kerry Patton For over a year, I passively removed myself from the veteran community. I became engrossed with my new life after a long transition from years of wearing...

  • Trust Me, You Don’t Know Hate

      By Mad Medic So let’s talk about hate. I’m not talking about what you think your political opponents feel towards the group that you think is special this election cycle...

  • The Rhino Den Guide to Avoiding Workplace Violence

      by Paul J. O’Leary We live in what increasingly seems to be a more violent world where workplace violence and the continued proliferation of Nickelback and Justin Bieber music coming...

  • Why “22” Will Never Change

      By Anonymous Ever noticed how much the internet is abuzz about suicide? Every day you can visit any social networking platform and read at least one article about either a...

  • Bad Paper or Deserved Discharge?

      By Toby Nunn I keep hearing the term “Bad Paper” in the sense that those who have Other Than Honorable Discharges deserve the same access to benefits especially for mental...

  • America’s Veterans: What It Means To Be Part of the .45%

    America’s Veterans: What It Means To Be Part of the .45% by Ranger Up CEO Nick Palmisciano Editor’s Note:  This article was first published in The Rhino Den in August of...

  • Victim or Victor

      By Josh Gagnier We are not special and we are not owed anything. You are the only one responsible for your situation. “I don’t want to be a product of...

  • America’s Next War: Is it Ready?

      By Rhino Den Ruffians An often-made joke that isn’t actually funny is that America is really good at fighting its last war when it should be fighting the one it’s...

  • US, Syria, and Russia: What do we know?

      By RU Twisted Events are unfolding quickly, as these things usually do. So this is going to be quick and dirty about what we know–and, just as importantly, what we don’t...

  • The Multiple Cradle Launcher is Stupid

      By Kevin Wilson One of the many upsides to the community of writers that produces content for The Rhino Den and Unapologetically American is that we have a diverse array...

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