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  • BoweBergdahl

    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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    Jaeger: At War with Denmark’s Elite Special Forces

    We are roaring along at 250 kilometres an hour, about five metres above ground level in the Iraqi desert. I am sitting on the outermost seat in the transport helicopter, feeling...

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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...

  • IamAmerican

    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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    11 Memes Poking Fun at Brian Williams

      The internet is a wonderful place, if you are looking to totally demean a douchebag.  If you need the back-story check out our Douche of the Week: Brian Williams.  If...

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    The Standard

      By Luis Rosa So, I feel like I should explain something. I really don’t feel like I can call myself a Ranger. Bear with me now, it can get complicated....

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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...

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    An Open Letter From a Border Patrol Agent

    Editor’s note: We at Ranger Up fully support the mission of our nation’s law enforcement officers, including that of our Border Patrol.  This submission will remain anonymous as we respect the...

  • 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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